How the coffee industry supported baristas during lockdown with Barista Care

Many baristas and coffee professionals found themselves furloughed thanks to the pandemic. Tim Ridley, founder of United Baristas, explains how the industry rallied together in the latest issue of Caffeine.

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Strengthening the coffee industry by eliminating the reusable cup discount

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.

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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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Updated on 14 July 2020

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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