December 31, 2020As the Covid-19 pandemic wears on, an analysis of roasted, bagged, specialty coffee prices has shown a second month of declines, particularly at the highest price points.
December 31, 2020In the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that sheltering in place and social distancing created a range of retail market disruptions, and that these disruptions caused a host of supply chain issues and uncertainties. Those immediate challenges are now compounded by real concerns about a prolonged global recession.
December 31, 2020
Originally published in Daily Coffee News, this exploration found that the majority of the specialty coffee roasters tracked by SCRPI directly addressed consumers about the pandemic and the effects it is having on its operations. Meanwhile, on the whole, per pound retail prices for roasted coffees trended significantly down beginning in April, particularly on the higher-priced end.