[Homeroast] WSJ Report
bobglass at centurytel.net
Thu Apr 10 21:37:13 CDT 2014
Yesterday's Wall Street Journal had an article on the coffee trade that basically asserted that consumers are increasingly demanding when it comes to the quality of coffee in their cups. Futures prices are up to nearly $2/lb., caused in part by Brazil's drought. Sweet Maria's Tom Owen was quoted in the article, which hinted that coffee importers are not well protected against poor quality, by asserting that at SM, "...if the quality's not there, the coffee is worth zero." Just thought the SM community would be very proud of Tom's being a good spokesperson as well as an outstanding supplier.
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