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a selection from 30 different roasters,
most of which are Seattle-based,
providing the local feel most of its
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Touchless solutions for both coffee
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demand for them has now dropped
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" We don't count on the demand
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not to adopt it since there is an extra
charge. A lot of customers with
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Whole bean coffee and bean-tocup
brewers make up the majority
of Pot O' Gold's business, but thermal
brewers also remain extremely
popular, as do single-cup portion-pack
brewers from Keurig and Nespresso.
" For thermal brewers, we offer
both ground coffee and fraction
packs, but a majority of our customers
receive bulk, ground coffee, " Jones
noted. " At the end of the day, offices
here in Seattle prefer fresh, full cityroasted,
local coffees. "
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THE PANTRY EDGE
Pantry service was a big growth area
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February-March 2022

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of February-March 2022

Editor’s Note
Industry News
OCS Update
BostonbeaN’s Ace on the Road
From 3G to 4G to 5G and Beyond
Weekly Reporting
Pantry Service 2022
Uncompromising Service Accelerates Pot O’ Gold’s Rebound
Classifieds
Social Hubs
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February-March 2022 - PCOV2
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February-March 2022 - 4
February-March 2022 - 5
February-March 2022 - Editor’s Note
February-March 2022 - 7
February-March 2022 - Industry News
February-March 2022 - 9
February-March 2022 - 10
February-March 2022 - 11
February-March 2022 - OCS Update
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February-March 2022 - 15
February-March 2022 - BostonbeaN’s Ace on the Road
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February-March 2022 - From 3G to 4G to 5G and Beyond
February-March 2022 - 21
February-March 2022 - Weekly Reporting
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February-March 2022 - Pantry Service 2022
February-March 2022 - Mondelez1
February-March 2022 - Mondelez2
February-March 2022 - Mondelez3
February-March 2022 - Mondelez4
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February-March 2022 - Uncompromising Service Accelerates Pot O’ Gold’s Rebound
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