Italy’s coffee bars have been hit by closures and restrictions
From kampalapost.com Italy is the biggest importer of coffee from
Now that the pandemic has impacted supply chains at a local and global level, calling upon all of us to consider our habits and consumption, specialty coffee can help us identify the changes we should strive to implement in this new world.
A monthly report released by the Ugandan Coffee Development Authority (UCDA) showed that Europe has imported the highest amount of coffee from Uganda in the earlier month of May.
Some businesses in Italy are increasing coffee prices more than 50 percent and consumers are not happy, according to consumer rights’ association Codacons, which said it received dozens of complaints since the shops began reopening in Italy on Monday. The association has also received complaints about spikes in hairdresser prices.
India’s coffee exports are set to take a hit in the April-June quarter as orders from the largest buyer Italy, which is battling a severe outbreak of novel coronavirus, have come down considerably over the past few days.
But on Thursday, after the government’s latest measures to stem the rise of coronavirus, all bars in Italy, where locals gather to drink coffee, chat and steal a few moments of conviviality before work, were closed.
What happens then when the entire country is in lock down but people still need their coffee?
Well, a viral video from Florence shows that one cafe has resorted to handing out coffee on a literal snow shovel. Yes, you read that correctly, a snow shovel.
Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), in a new report, said the country exported 469,951 60kg bags of coffee in January. Of these, 377,182 bags were of Robusta and 92,769 bags of Arabica.
The museum was created in 2012 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gruppo Cimbali, an Italian company whose two main brands of professional espresso and cappuccino equipment, LaCimbali and Faema, are considered by some as the Ferraris of the café world.