Is coffee the new “black gold”?

Oil has been referred to as “black gold” for some time, due to it’s colour and value. These days there is serious money to be made from coffee. In the last decade the value of the coffee industry has risen from $30billion to $80billion, yet at the same time, the amount of money going to coffee producing countries has fallen from ~33% to ~10%. Take a look at this Channel 4 website, which discusses the issue. Find out what role you play in the system:

http://blackgold.channel4.com/

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