India’s coffee industry battles pandemic blues, tries to innovate as customers stay home

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As the months of social distancing and work from home stretches on following the limited opening up of the economy to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, more and more people are turning into their own baristas. Instant, artisanal, filter coffees and coffee beans are flying off the shelves at grocery marts as stay-at-home […]

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Café Coffee Day’s promoter, VG Siddhartha was also involved with coal mining in Odisha

The mysterious disappearance of VG Siddhartha, the founder of India’s largest coffee chain Cafe Coffee Day, followed by his suicide is indeed tragic. Indian Express reported that late Cafe Coffee Day founder VG Siddhartha had deep business interests in Odisha that went beyond the popular cafe chain. Along with the CCD outlets at several places […]

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