Concerns over Brazil's dry weather, has coffee prices surging. In fact, prices of the coffee beans has gone up 85-percent. They fear a drought will damage the crop. Channel 4's Ashley Mitchem spoke to a local coffee shop about how this consumer alert is affecting business. 3 00-0810-1624-3230:52 Brazil is the world's largest coffee producer, accounting for about a third of global production... but the top producing bean country is dealing with drought, which means your cup of coffee will cost you more. Jennifer O'Donnell, Chamblin's Coffee 57:42 It's part of the economic cycle it's part of the geological cycle Jennifer O'Donnell from Chamblin's Coffee café says they get some of their beans from Brazil but not all---and that they will wait and see what happens before they think about up- charging customers.57:55 Passing on price increases because we are afraid of prices going up is not going to be something that will help us develop and keep a regular customer base Coffee prices on the commodities have jumped 15 cents, or 8%, to $2 dollars per pound.It's predicted that 35 percent of the coffee crop might be lost in the South Minas region of Brazil due to destructive weather.Big price swings for coffee may become the norm in coming months.But it's unclear if this will be a summertime problem or how long the coffee bean crop in Brazil will be affected.56:50 Our prices will stay the same unless this is going to be a long term problem or long term issue Coffee prices right now vary- you could get a small cup for around two dollars or if you go to the grocery store you can buy a bag of coffee beans for six to 10 dollars...brand and type of bean affects pricing.Although Brazil beans may be affected other beans should remain steady...which may make those blends like French blend more popular this summer...AM C4 TLS.