Languages
Page last updated at 04:18 GMT, Saturday, 2 January 2010

Venezuela's 'dying art' of coffee production

Advertisement

Venezuela was once one of the world's largest coffee exporters, but now it is being forced to import the drink.

The socialist government blames price speculation and hoarding.

The growers claim that government price controls mean it is no longer economically viable to grow coffee.

Will Grant reports.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific