.A Cup Of Coffee May Soon Be Considered An Indulgence In Europe
One cup of coffee 2.5.EU.$.
.喝咖啡習慣加牛奶或糖的人，,通膨影響更大。歐盟新鮮全脂牛奶和低脂牛奶價格比12 個月前高出24.3%和22.2%,匈牙利和立陶宛牛奶價格漲幅最大超過50%；糖上漲更多,同期糖價格上漲33.4%,波蘭糖價大漲超過100%。相比食糖價格在2020～2021年間僅上漲0.8%。奧地利,瑞典和德國糖價漲幅最小,分別為1.9%,2.1%和2.3%。..The difference is particularly stark compared to the previous years data. In August 2021, the price of coffee was on average 0.5% higher than in August 2020.
For those who add sugar or milk to their mug, costs rose even more.
The average price of fresh whole milk rose on average by 24.3% compared to last year, while prices for fresh low-fat milk rose by 22.2% over the same period.
Sugar prices saw the greatest jump, according to Eurostat — with prices rising 33.4% compared to last year. In August 2021, the price of sugar was up just 0.8% compared to August 2020..
.Euro area annual inflation up to 10.7% Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 10.7% in October 2022, up from 9.9% in September according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, energy is expected to have the highest annual rate in October (41.9%, compared with 40.7% in September), followed by food, alcohol & tobacco (13.1%, compared with 11.8% in September), non-energy industrial goods (6.0%, compared with 5.5% in September) and services (4.4%, compared with 4.3% in September)..
.Could coffee become a luxury as inflation hits EU?
Inflation is hitting home for consumers across the EU, with new data showing that a regular cup of coffee may soon become a "luxury" for some. In some countries, the price of coffee is up over 40% compared to last year.