Coffee shops face shortages of labor, cups, rising coffee prices

With frost in Brazil disrupting coffee bean production, the price of Arabica coffee beans surged by more than 40% in the past year to more than $2 a pound — a level last experienced in 2014.

The price this month retreated to about $1.91 a pound.

But a couple of local coffee shop owners say the climbing bean prices haven’t affected their businesses as much as increases in shipping costs, shortage of packaging materials, lack of workers and scarcity of plastic cups.

Andrew Keim, the owner of Pioneer Collective Coffee in Massillon and Dalton, said the cost to ship coffee

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A Brew-ti-ful Day in the Neighborhood: Exploring Six New Coffee Shops

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PHOTOS BY OLLIE GRATZINGER

One may think that once you have so many coffee shops in a city, opening a new one becomes a little bit like reinventing the wheel. But all around the region, from the bustling Strip District to the North Hills, these newer additions are already carving legacies for themselves in the city’s landscape and proving invaluable to patrons searching for a sip of normalcy.

Some of the coffee shops had grand openings planned at the end of 2019 or early 2020, but when the pandemic hit, they were postponed. Others were the product of

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Why palm oil’s widespread prevalence in Asian food industry makes it irreplaceable for now

Despite its poor reputation in the west​ due to sustainability concerns, palm oil is one of the most common food products used in the APAC F&B industry, penetrating almost every possible sector from bakery to snacks to beverages.

According to edible oils brand Mewah, at present the use of palm oil is extremely widespread both geographically and in terms of applications, so much so that completely replacing it at this juncture would be a near-impossible attempt.

“Palm oil is currently consumed by over three billion people in some 150 countries [and] virtually every sector within the Asian food industry is

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Customers crying over loss of North Florida coffee shop

A place for friends and good coffee is closing down in Jacksonville after the pandemic steals its foot traffic.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (The video above is from an unrelated reported)

“Oh, we were really sad, really sad, we love them,” says a customer at Bold Bean coffee shop in San Marco.  

The sign out front announces the popular spot will close Sept. 12. and it seems as if everyone is bummed out. 

Anastasia Charles, a barista for Bold Bean for three years, says, “I know. I know. Some customers were crying this morning.”

Charles says, “We’re going to miss everyone.

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