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My Firsthand Observation: The Impact of Covid-19 on The Coffee Sector

My Firsthand Observation: The Impact of Covid-19 on The Coffee Sector

What is Happening to Consumption? Last week, I came across a report by the International Coffee Organization (ICO) that analyzed the impact the pandemic is having on the consumption of coffee. As I was reading the report, I was able to make a connection between their macro study and what I am witnessing firsthand. When the pandemic struck, people went into panic mode and stocked up on everything they thought might be needed. Coffee was on the list. Out of stock. A local roaster I work with told me that the orders from the supermarket stores spiked like never before, and the...

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What are the Health Benefits of Coffee?

What are the Health Benefits of Coffee?

Coffee is the second most consumed beverage in the world (if you take out water), so it would be good to know a little bit more about its health benefits and if it is good for you. Fortunately for avid coffee drinkers like myself, there is good news when it comes to coffee and health. Some of the benefits coffee is said to offer include: Ergogenic effect Antidiabetic effect Reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease May assist in weight reduction Antioxidant activity Anticarcinogenic activity   So why does coffee provide such health benefits? Well, it is because coffee is rich...

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