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Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

When lockdown sufficiently lifts to permit coffee shop trade, we should end the customer discount for reusable cups. Here’s why, how we should use the money instead, and why this is the best moment to implement this change.

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Opinion – Sam Mason, Association Coffee: Can coffee shops spearhead the lifting of lockdown?

This week a proposal suggesting coffee shops should be amongst the first businesses to be allowed to re-open as lockdown restriction lift was tabled in Parliament. Sam Mason, Association Coffee, explains why it won’t be viable for many coffee shops.

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Introducing #BaristaCare to provide you with support during Covid-19

United Baristas has instigated an industry-wide project to better support baristas and coffee professionals during the Covid-19 outbreak

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We’ve made progress on wages, but there’s still much more work to be done

Analysis comparing wage, revenue, and inflation over the past two years shows the coffee industry is paying its staff more by raising prices

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Milk Matters: Small changes can dramatically lower your coffee’s carbon footprint

Want to reduce your coffee’s environmental impacts? Milk is responsible for the majority of a cup’s carbon footprint, so lower your impacts in 2020 by making informed decisions

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