The high listing suggests that the cost around coffee may be starting to get out of hand.
Prices for agricultural raw materials have risen by an average of 40 percent this year. This is particularly noticeable in the case of cereals, sugar, seeds - and coffee. This is also true of food prices, which have risen by around 2.5 percent in Germany.
At the moment, price increases are only on the horizon. The rising prices are gradually reaching roasters and traders and are only hesitantly being passed on to consumers. But since there is no real easing of the situation on the world market in sight, retailers, restaurants, operators of bakery cafés, customers and guests will have to reckon with noticeably higher costs for coffee in the coming year.
This text first appeared on www.abzonline.de.