Ever since reporting financial results for its first quarter of 2014, shares of Starbucks (SBUX) have been stuck in the mud. The reason has nothing to do with the company itself but rather the extraordinary climate trends in Brazil.
Since Brazil is the major supplier of Arabica coffee beans, which companies like Starbucks and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) use to make signature gourmet blends, stifled output in the area is tremendously bad, potentially catastrophic news.
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