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Suez Canal blockage could intensify shipping delays and shortages of coffee

suez canal blockage

The blockage of the Suez Canal by a skyscraper-sized cargo ship could worsen months-long snarls in the global supply chain, causing shortages of products such as toilet paper, coffee, and furniture in the U.S. About 10% of global trade passes through the canal, or nearly $10 billion of goods daily. There are virtually no alternative […]

The ‘great human reconnection’ will bring customers back to Starbucks: CEO

Starbuck Veranda Blend

Starbucks (SBUX) CEO Kevin Johnson says the coffee giant is poised to benefit from what he’s dubbed “the great human reconnection” as customers return to cafés post-vaccine. “I’m very proud of how Starbucks partners have shown up this last year, but we realize that this, this pandemic has had people now we’ve all been working […]

MOOD FOOD Coffee, dark chocolate and grapes put smiles on our faces but donuts, fizzy drinks and burgers are downers

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COFFEE, dark chocolate, and grapes put smiles on our faces but donuts, fizzy drinks, and burgers are downers. The happy food list, from a poll of 2,000 people, also includes eggs, berries, and oranges. But cake, white bread, and sweets surprisingly make people feel sad. And it takes just 16 minutes after eating any of […]

U.S. Coffee Shops Will Only Return to Pre-Pandemic Sales in 2023 – Report

U.S. Coffee Shops

LONDON (REUTERS) – U.S. branded coffee shops will only return to pre-pandemic sales levels next year after the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out nearly a quarter of their turnover last year, according to Allegra World Coffee Portal, a research and consultancy firm. The firm estimates sales at U.S. branded coffee shops, which include household names like Starbucks, […]

Chobani to debut a line of cold brew coffee drinks, expanding further beyond yogurt

Chobani to debut a line of cold brew coffee drinks

Chobani is launching a line of ready-to-drink coffee beverages in January. The drinks follow the company’s successful entry into oat milk and coffee creamers, which helped teach it about the behavior of coffee drinkers. Chobani is hoping to pull in incremental customers who weren’t already consuming ready-to-drink coffee with its new line. Chobani began branching out […]

Cook This: Nibble on this Country Apple Coffee Cake with your morning brew

Apple Coffee Cake

We love the idea of coffee cake. A perfectly legitimate excuse to nibble on cake while you sip your morning brew. This recipe gets bonus points for using canned biscuits. Be sure to get the flaky kind. Country Apple Coffee Cake Serves 8.  2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened and divided 1½ cups chopped peeled […]

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