FOOD: Coffee Turnabout

From now on U.S. citizens will drink better coffee–and less of it. Such was the sum & substance of coffee import figures which last week oozed out of Manhattan's pungent coffee district.

> In June the U.S. imported 909,000 bags of coffee, 24% less than in June 1941. (The U.S. guzzles well over 1,000,000 bags monthly, and U.S. stocks are down around 2,500,000 bags–a bare two months supply.)

> Brazil's inexpensive coffee (that makes up the bulk of most blends sold in the U.S.) is being imported in decreasing amounts, 842,000 bags in April, 635,000 in May, 348,000 in June....

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