BUMP AND GRIND

Coffee and tea are beverages that defy the demand for convenience. While everything else is geared to on-the-go consumption, shoppers remain more than willing to grind their own beans or steep their own leaves.Retailers tapping into this ongoing trend are installing greater numbers of bulk bins or adding new varieties that reflect the potential to brew strong sales.Year-to-year comparisons and monthly

Coffee and tea are beverages that defy the demand for convenience. While everything else is geared to on-the-go consumption, shoppers remain more than willing to grind their own beans or steep their own leaves.

Retailers tapping into this ongoing trend are installing greater numbers of bulk bins or adding new varieties that reflect the potential to brew strong sales.

Year-to-year comparisons and monthly totals are not kept on the very specialized category of bulk coffees, and

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