Swiss among top coffee consumers
The Swiss love their coffee and knock back more than three cups per day. They came in third, behind Germans and Norwegians, in an international ranking of coffee consumers.
The Swiss drank no less than 1,110 cups of coffee per year, according to a ranking published on Monday by CafetierSuisseExternal link, a catering industry employer’s association. Germans on average drink 1,246 cups per person, Norwegians 1,315.
The average price of a standard cup, a "café crème", is CHF4.25 ($4.25) in German-speaking Switzerland. The price is even higher in the Swiss city of Zurich, a global hub for finance and banking. Coffee breaks are still the cheapest in the capital, Bern, where a cup costs CHF4.10. In French-speaking Switzerland, a "petit noir" is the cheapest caffeine fix.
CafetierSuisse does not make any recommendations on the price of a cup of coffee. According to the association, café owners base their decision on various factors like competition, concept and location.
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