America's number one source of minor heart palpitations just got a little more expensive. Food manufacturer J.M. Smucker recently announced a 9-percent price increase for Dunkin Donuts and Folgers (the bestselling brand in the U.S.) coffees.
staff photo Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters has its ways.
Thanks to stockpiles of Arabica, Smucker has been able to delay passing costs onto customers since April, when the price of coffee futures spiked in response to a drought that sucked prime coffee-growing real estate dry in Brazil and a fungus called la roya or "rust," which took up residence at coffee farms throughout South America.More »