Breakfast at the bar “could soon become a luxury for the rich”. This was reported by Assoutenti, who raised the alarm on the tensions in the prices of raw materials affecting the catering sector, starting with bars. “Since the beginning of the year, the prices of coffee have increased by 80%, those of milk by 60%, sugar marks + 30%, eggs + 26% and cocoa + 20%”.
“The classic breakfast with cappuccino and croissant consumed at the bar could go from a current average of 2.4 euros to a record of 3.4 euros as a result of the increase in the prices of milk, coffee, sugar, flour, butter, etc., with an increase by + 41.6%. For the classic cup of espresso coffee, on the other hand, the price lists could go from the current € 1.09 to € 1.50, with an increase of + 37.6% “.