For centuries, small independent coffee shops have played host to meetings that have brokered mulit-million dollar deals, started social and political revolutions. This article in the Independent tracks the social history of coffee shops – we think it will also be independent coffee shops and their customers that drive demand for changes in the global coffee trade http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/features/thirsty-work-the-coffee-shop-as-office-2290725.html
Independent Coffee Shops Still the Centres of Commercial and Social Change
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