Is a country lockdown actually good or bad for the coffee consumption.
Apart from my personal and rather anecdotical observations I am really not sure about the wider picture.
Yes, people may drink more coffee at home while working in home-office, because there is more distraction at home to overcome with some extra kofeine.
Variable working hours, easy access to preferred roast or just simply cheaper cost than in a coffee shop may play its role too.
Also efficiency of extracting drink from beans tends to be considered higher in the coffee shop or proper coffee machine like in large offices, than at home.
On the other hand, many have already invested into a press machines of high pressure and better efficiency.
Many also may see higher cost of home consumption especially if they had free coffee as benefit at work and mix drinking coffee with other cheaper stimulants like tea.
And, in my opinion, there is also the major factor of outdoor consumption.
It has been driven by locals as well tourists especially in major cities with rich tourism and leisure attractions.
In Europe, most of that is gone for now. Not just because of various levels of lockdowns, but also due to abundance of caution when it comes to traveling or merely walking around the city.
I think for a net sum of lockdown effects, we would need to wait and see some properly gathered data.
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