[Homeroast] Sad day in coffee history

Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
Mon Nov 29 12:14:30 CST 2010


Does this infer that in WW2 a lot of the impetus toward local 
production, even the victory garden, was about transportation more 
than other problems?

>On this day in 1942, coffee joins the list of items rationed in the
>United States. Despite record coffee production in Latin American
>countries, the growing demand for the bean from both military and
>civilian sources, and the demands placed on shipping, which was needed
>for other purposes, required the limiting of its availability.
>
>I wasn't directly impacted by the rationing, as I was a bit less than
>2 years old at the time.   (I began drinking coffe in my milk about 5
>or 6 years later.)
>
>Dave
>Westerville, OH
>
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