Sudden and devastating, the pandemic is highlighting some important changes that could lead to innovations and transformations in the coffee sector. Today, there is already a strong increase in online trading and webinar platforms. Since travel, fairs and meetings between suppliers and customers are not possible, importers and roasters are replacing the physical encounter with online contacts. The system of
Month: May 2020
How has novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) impacted on Indian coffee industry? All exports to Europe have been temporarily shut.
In an increasing number of countries, the pandemic has led to restrictive containment measures that have involved the closure of industries and commercial activities, restrictions on people’s freedom of movement, rules of social distancing and incentives for remote-working. The main effect in the short-term has been the collapse of away-from-home consumption and an initial increase in purchases through supermarkets and
The pandemic (COVID-19) will have a global impact on the coffee sector, with short-, medium- and long-term effects, involving the entire supply chain from production to international trade to coffee consumption. In addition to being a dramatic public health crisis with a significant impact on economies around the world, the coronavirus pandemic represents a further challenge to the coffee sector
According to the International Coffee Organization (ICO), out-of-home coffee consumption is decreasing significantly as a growing number of countries are adopting a full or partial lockdown to contain the Coronavirus outbreak. While coffee trading and serving remain frozen, in some parts of South East Asia and Pacific the coffee market remains resilient as consumers are finding new and innovative ways