United Baristas founder Tim Ridley looks at how coffee businesses can survive, and even thrive, as lockdown lifts in the latest issue of Boughton’s Coffee House.More It’s going to be a marathon not a sprint
When lockdown 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.More Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount
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.More Opinion – Sam Mason, Association Coffee: Can coffee shops spearhead the lifting of lockdown?
Updated on 14 July 2020
Updates on how United Baristas is managing services, supporting the community and preparing for the future during the Coronavirus outbreak.More Our priorities in the pandemic
Updated on 26 March 2020
Analysis comparing wage, revenue and inflation over the past two years shows the coffee industry is paying its staff more by raising pricesMore We’ve made progress on wages, but there’s still much more work to be done
Learning from the Boston Tea Party experienceMore Looking at the cost and benefit to lowering environmental impacts through eliminating takeout cups
As Allegra Strategies launches a magazine on the business of coffee, called 5th Wave, United Baristas examines coffee industry trendsMore Celebrating the kaleidoscope of coffee
We now need a massive win for the environmentMore Not introducing the Latte Levy is a victory for common sense
Back-of-the-napkin maths explains why many coffee shops would break planning law — and be forced to shut up shop.More The proposed Latte Levy isn’t fit-for-purpose. Here’s how we can make it better.
How the Latte Levy, combined with other legislative changes, can tackle takeout coffee cup waste. A summary for the specialty coffee community and a response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report, ‘Disposable Packaging: Coffee Cups’.More Wasting Less, But We’re Still Left Wanting More From The Proposed Latte Levy
Updated on 30 October 2018
Here’s why specialty coffee cup prices are going to rise – and why you should act now.More Predictions on the Near-Future Price of Coffee
Updated on 3 July 2020