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Kristine Knoll spends her afternoon at Atomic Coffee in downtown Fargo on Monday, where she bought her usual drink, an iced latte, for $5.16. With coffee prices on the rise, Knoll said she wouldn't pay over $6 for her latte. Chris Franz / The Forum

Coffee drinkers adjust to price hike for a cup of joe

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FARGO - For many coffee drinkers, the price of coffee is like the price of gasoline: It doesn't matter how high it goes - they're still going to buy it.


"Whatever the price is, that's what the price is going to be. You fill up," explained local coffee consumer Florian Weilke.

The self-proclaimed coffee addict said he drinks at least 20 espresso drinks each week, and while local prices haven't changed, he's seen it on the national level.

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