One of the results of having your own business is that it educates you about how much it costs to make a product or offer a service. I’ve written about some of the issues that affect fine-jewelry manufacturing costs — and, as a result, retail prices — in my “Get Smart” series of posts. I always look out for similar stories about other industries, because I like to know what goes on behinds the scenes. I was fascinated by Grub Street New York’s March story on why iced coffee costs more than hot coffee. Coffee is more complicated than you might think!
I’ve been saving this link for a hot-as-hell day in New York when a photo of an iced coffee would be most beneficial. Today’s the day! Click here to read.