Don’t panic but there is a massive coconut shortage in the Caribbean
The Caribbean is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, lined with palm trees where the region’s most famous export grows.
But your emergency supply of coconut water is about to get even more precious – because there is currently a shortage of the tropical fruit in the area.
In theory, farmers should be cashing in on the growing demand for coconuts.
But instead, production is dropping – due to poor farming weather such as storms and droughts and lethal yellowing, a disease spread by insects.
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