COMMUNITY | Staff Reporter, UK

Boston Tea Party sales plunge following single-use coffee cup ban

Sales of the independent coffee chain fell by around £250,000 since the ban.

BBC reports that despite the loss, Boston Tea Party urged for major national and international brands to follow its example.

Owner Sam Roberts said it had factored the loss in takings into its plans and that too many operators were "putting their profits before the planet".

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