Puerto Rico’s Coffee Industry Hit Hard by Hurricane

Video posted April 19, 2019 in Centre County Report, CommMedia in Puerto Rico by Centre County Report, Maddie Biertempfel

After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, about 80 percent of coffee farms were devastated with much of the plant left destroyed. Those working in the coffee industry are still struggling to bounce back as the hurricane continues to have effects on farmers, shop owners and consumers. Maddie Biertempfel reports.