Enjoy your coffee you may soon not be able to afford it

Great summary of the effects of something we so often take for granted, fresh water.

Enjoy your coffee you may soon not be able to afford it
FOOD & DRINK INDUSTRY | THE GUARDIAN | WED 9 JUL

As the world’s water supplies increasingly dry up, from bread to fruit and coffee, will there be drastic increases in food … Read more

Crunch time: Is breakfast cereal doomed to sink?

So apparently even the tried and trusted breakfast cereal is having trouble squeezing itself into our busy lives…

Crunch time: Is breakfast cereal doomed to sink?
FOODANDDRINKEUROPE RSS | WED 2 JUL

The global breakfast cereal market faces increasing competition as consumers turn to convenient alternatives, so how can … Read more

Vietnam Emerges as Coffee Giant

Interesting read about a country whose whole economy has been shaped by the fortunes of the humble coffee bean.

Vietnam Emerges as Coffee Giant
GLOBALEDGE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BLOG | THU 30 JAN
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When one strolls into their favorite coffee shop on a typical arctic-conditions day like the ones we’ve been enjoying in … Read more

Quartz: Surprisingly bad UK retail sales are alarming for everyone but online retailers

http://qz.com/54387

Well, that’s disappointing. British retail sales in January fell by 0.6%, shocking economists, who had predicted an increase of 0.5%, on average. Food sales, down 1.6%, were the main driver. The drop has raised fears that the United Kingdom is indeed headed for its third recession in four years―a “triple-dip” recession, as many call it. Just after […]