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Early on in the pandemic as customers limited their in-store visits to stock-up shopping, hot coffee sales dropped with the decrease in foot traffic.

After grinding to a near halt, hot coffee and tea options start to come back

Hot beverage bars closed early in the pandemic are slowly returning, with a focus on safety

Prior to COVID-19, hot coffee and tea bars were thriving in upscale supermarkets, but when the pandemic broke, these services were disrupted, and in many cases, had to be shut down.

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