Month: January 2018

Blockchain: How Power Relations in the Coffee Chain are Changing

Blockchain Coffee

The coffee bean is one of the world’s most valuable agricultural products from the tropics: it’s worth over $100 billion worldwide. The coffee chain is characterised by a huge difference between production and consumption: on one side we have 25 million small farmers producing 80% of the world’s total coffee supply, for less than $2 a day, on the other side we have the “Big Four” coffee roasting companies – Kraft, P&G, Sara Lee and Nestle – buying about 50% of the coffee produced worldwide. This make the relation between buyers and producers in the coffee chain [Sign in to continue]

Why You Should Consider Renting a Coffee Machine

Renting a Coffee Machine

More than half of adults in America drinks coffee, with an average of 3.1 cups per day. Nowadays, Starbucks is on every street corner and many cafes offer coffee in takeaway cups for a small price. If you lack a coffee machine in your office, employees will defer from work to get their caffeine fix at one of their local coffee shops.

Every office needs to have a coffee machine to cater to every employee’s caffeine needs, and keep them from roaming out of the office. It is not only necessary to keep your coffee-drinking employees happy, it also is proven to increase productivity. Coffee has become indispensable in the workplace, but investing in a coffee machine can be quite expensive. [Sign in to continue]