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Milk it for all it’s worth

Paying more than HKD30 (USD4) for a cup of coffee would once have been unthinkable, but many Hongkongers now dip into their pockets on a daily basis to get their caffeine fix.

So popular has a regular latte or cappuccino become that there are now more than 120 Starbucks outlets across Hong Kong, with other coffee chains expanding fast.

But do these so-called designer coffees offer value for money, or is it worth considering lattes at cheaper outlets, such as 7-Eleven?

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