Last year we saw a lot of shortages. Toilet paper, sanitizing wipes, even some types of food.
And now because of the pandemic, you could be paying more for your daily cup of joe.
The pandemic is driving up the cost of coffee. Let’s connect the dots.
Coffee roasters in the US are reporting major cost increases in their operations. It’s mostly related to shipping.
That’s because the global food trade is experiencing a container crisis.
According to the Wall Street Journal, shipping backlogs pushed coffee prices to their highest in more than a year.
And that cost may get passed along to the rest of us.