roger wrote:I just read an article about the rising cost of robusta coffees in "tea and coffee asia" mag. Right now robusta costs 70% of arabica(vs 30-50%). Maybe they are expecting the gap between the two to narrow even more, eliminating the attraction of the lower priced "rubber bean".
Sean Starke wrote:Well, I know a lot of arabicas that make some robustas taste pretty damned good in comparison so I wouldn't get too excited by this. They can't make too drastic a change to the flavor profile without losing a lot of customers, so the change will have to be gradual. It will be interesting to see how it evolves. I'll have to buy a few cans now and hang on to them for a few months to compare with the new version.
phaelon56 wrote:But do you know of many or even any arabica's that make the Vietnamese robusta taste good in comparison?
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