Supporting local cafes

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Cafe Recovery Project

With many Australian business currently doing it tough as a result of bushfires and COVID-19, Harris Coffee saw a chance to do something to help protect local cafés. So back in June they put their money where their mouth is and launched the Café Recovery Project – offering free Harris Café Blend coffee, barista training and marketing support to cafés in need - a real commitment to help the greatest coffee culture in the world.

Below you’ll hear the stories of some of the local cafés who, with the help of the Café Recovery Project, are now getting back on their feet and looking to the future after a tough year.

Harris Coffee also surveyed 1,000 Australian café-goers and small business owners to uncover attitudes towards Australia’s café culture. You can read the Café Recovery Report below.

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Keys to Running a Successful Ghost KitchenOriginal story and image on

Keys to Running a Successful Ghost Kitchen

The past several months have proven to be a wildly transformative time for the restaurant industry, as many operators shift to an off-premise strategy, relying primarily on delivery and takeout orders, to remain open. With restaurant foot traffic projected to remain low as tighter restrictions are put into place, smart restaurateurs have adopted a new approach to help them sustain and even grow throughout the pandemic and beyond with ghost kitchens.

Gaining steam prior to the pandemic, the idea of forgoing a dining room and optimizing kitchen space for off-premise sales only is more practical than ever.

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How contactless payments will affect our food this Christmas and in 2021

This year we have had no choice but to engage in shopping and dining at minimal levels and with minimal interaction.

The hospitality sector was one of the worst hit as our states began the roll out of strategies to flatten the curve of COVID19. With little time to adjust, many were forced to pivot or alter their offerings in order to survive.

As a result, the embracing of contactless technology by the food industry has been fast-tracked.

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10 unusual examples of brand partnerships in 2020

One of the interesting things to come out of this year’s unprecedented market conditions was a rethink around external partnerships and collaborations by local and global brands.

In fact, partnerships were so prominent, Deloitte highlighted brands interacting with other organisations as one of its top seven trends exhibited during the COVID-19. According to the consulting giant’s c-suite research, 80 per cent of survey respondents who introduced new partnerships during the crisis also see these as key to business post-pandemic.

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