On the up

You can expect the price of a cup of coffee to increase in the coming weeks. This article looks at some of the factors which influence the price and explains why we shouldn’t begrudge this increase.

The Cost of a Cup of Coffee

I recently watched a food related programme on TV which had a focus on the coffee scene in the U.K. As part of the programme, the cost of producing a cup of coffee was calculated along with the amount of profit for the business. I often have discussions with local coffee shop owners with regards…

The Cost of a Mince Pie

It’s that time of year again when the humble mince pie takes centre stage in many of our coffee shops, tearooms and cafes.  I’ve visited a number of customers in the past couple of weeks where the prominent feature in their cake display is an enticing stack of homemade mince pies.  On at least three…