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Spike in Orange Juice Prices? It's Pulp Fiction

Orange juice drinkers can relax. Fears of a spike in the price of the breakfast favorite appear overblown. The specter was raised of a January OJ shortage in the U.S., which could have translated into sharply higher prices on store shelves. But there should be plenty of oranges, and juice, to go around.

Coffee Price Hikes Make Starbucks Stock Look Costly

Starbucks is hiking the price of its packaged coffee by 17% to compensate for a steep increase in Arabica coffee prices. Customers habituated to Starbucks coffee might keep splurging on its products, but Trefis analysts believe the passing on of its costs will affect Starbucks' top line.