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Death Wish Coffee, shown on display at a Market 32 store, started as a tiny local roaster in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Local coffees, herbal teas on the front burner

Consumers seek artisanal craftsmanship, functional attributes

Trends in consumer demand for coffee and tea have in some ways paralleled those of the craft beer industry — local and artisanal varieties are in, while many mainstream brands “are collecting dust on the shelf,” on one buyer put it.

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