It’s no secret that COVID-19 hit the United States especially hard and continues to wreak havoc on what’s left of familiar social practices. Masks now cover our friendly smiles in public, standing in someone’s six feet bubble prompts discomfort, and daily walks seem like a vacation. Home quickly transformed into the office, the gym, daycare, … Read moreSwapping Google Hangouts for the Real Thing
While many countries view coffee as a means to slow down, relax, and socialize with one another, the United States’ coffee culture rings entirely different. Lines remain long and drive-thrus stay packed as millions of Americans frantically caffeinate during their morning commutes. Coffee fuels the working population. In many ways, it impacts productivity, morale, and … Read moreCan Convenience Be Sustainable?
As companies begin to reopen amidst a global pandemic, the coffee industry must quickly adapt to a new normal. Cafes that once housed long lines and packed seats now grapple with the realities (and requirements) of clean, contactless, and socially distanced service. Smaller coffee shops can only accommodate a few customers at a time, and … Read moreCOVID vs. Caffeine: How Coronavirus Is Changing the Way Americans Get Their Coffee