A recent Bloomberg article cited Jose Angel Buitrago, president of the Central American Organization of Coffee Exporters, as saying that a coffee rust fungus affecting this year's crop could reduce the harvest by up to 25%. In the following video, Motley Fool consumer-goods analyst Blake Bos tells investors in such companies as Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR) how this could affect them, as well as what it could mean for your morning coffee.
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