Category: COVID-19

COVID-19 Curtailed High-End Green Coffee Purchasing, Analysis Shows

Traded volumes of high-quality specialty coffee declined as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic while volumes of lower-quality specialty coffees increased, according to a recent analysis from the authors...

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NCA Report Shows Dramatic Shifts in Pandemic-Era Coffee Drinking Trends

Just over a year ago, the coffee consumption habits of most Americans were upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. While the permanence of new consumption behaviors is currently being tested,...

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Oregon Coffee Shop Fined $27,470 For COVID-19 Safety Violations

The State of Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Bend coffee shop $27,470 for violating rules designed to protect employees from contracting and spreading COVID-19....

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Coffee Businesses Eligible to Tap Into the $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

United States President Joe Biden last Thursday signed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief and stimulus package, known as the American Rescue Plan. A major component of the bill is...

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“A Matter of Life and Death”: Latino Food Workers Are Terrified as COVID-19 Restrictions End

On the afternoon of March 2, Texas Independence Day, a small crowd gathered at Montelongo’s Mexican Restaurant in Lubbock to hear Governor Greg Abbott speak. Owner Rudy Rosales, whose grandmother, Petra, opened Montelongo’s in...

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