Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Your Morning Coffee Habit Is Costing You A Lot More Than You Thought

“Just a quick macchiato before work”, you said. “Anyone fancy a mid-afternoon coffee run”, you asked. “The train’s delayed so I’ll have to buy another”, you reasoned.

Good coffee, as those caffeine worshipers among you will know all too well, isn’t cheap. And, as the rise of craft brews and ethically sourced beans farmed by mountain dwellers in some far-flung part of Colombia have made your caffeine fix more tempting than ever, those little purchases will have started to add up.

Well, to show just how much, the creative team at Buddyloans.com have now laid bare this billion pound industry in illustrated form; quite literally spilling the beans, if you will.

On the affordable end of the spectrum, it’s a big well done to Wetherspoon’s, whose takeaway coffee will cost the average person £252.45 over a year; Pret, however, finds itself smack bang in the middle on £548.25, while the big boys over at Starbucks rake in a whopping £663.00 for the same amount of takeaway sales.

Click the gallery below to, ahem, pour, over these startling stats.

And yes, we'll be sticking to the instant stuff from now on too.

Related

Tokyo Bike Shop.jpg

The 23 Coolest Bike Shops In The UK

2.jpg

The perfect time to drink coffee has been revealed

2.jpg

London’s 15 most offbeat cafes

Comments

More

A vegan fried chicken shop just opened in London

A beautiful contradiction

by Emily Badiozzaman
17 Jan 2017

Greggs is launching a delivery service in London

See, 2017 is better than last year already

by Dave Fawbert
17 Jan 2017

Luxury cheese and crisp sandwiches made by London's best chefs

Overhaul the laziest of lunchtime treats with help from five of London’s greatest chefs

by Chris Sayer
11 Jan 2017

There’s a new Oreo Creme Egg and people are losing their minds

Still your beating heart

by Emily Badiozzaman
11 Jan 2017

Finally, there's now a beer made for drinking in the shower

Aptly named Shower Beer

by Emily Badiozzaman
10 Jan 2017

10 of the greatest meat-free recipes

Dry January doesn't apply to your palate too

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Jan 2017

Hangover-free detox beer is here to save you from dry January

The brewery says it's a perfect post-gym drink, too

by Chris Sayer
04 Jan 2017

The 20 coolest restaurants in Liverpool

01 Jan 2017

The 20 coolest restaurants in Brighton

From cutting edge, fine dining establishments to retro tea rooms, and everything in between, we’ve got you covered

by Jim Butler
23 Dec 2016

The 20 coolest restaurants in Newcastle

The finest eateries the Toon has to offer

by Paddy Maddison
22 Dec 2016