Starbucks scared of coffee shortage!

Starbucks is thinking ahead… concerned that climate change could pose a risk to the future coffee bean supply, they are apparently making some alternate plans!

The problem is that coffee bean farmers are already seing the effects of climate change (changing rainfall patterns, severe weather, the presence of new pests…) and Starbucks is afraid that if conditions continue as they are, there will be a significant risk to their supply chain (10, 20 or even 30 years down the road–but still!).

So how are their tackling the problem and making sure the company is sustainable?!?! By hiring Yohana Bencosme, one of New York City’s trendiest juice gurus!! Yep! Starbucks is planning to start a juice bar business!!! Smoothies and wheatgrass will be added to their menu… 

Could you survive without coffee?!

Kim 😉

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