Your morning cup of coffee contains 140 litres of water

Bryan Yeck, owner of Zeitgeist Kunst and Kafee in downtown Seattle, holds a latte at his cafe in downtown Seattle on September 11, 2003. Seattle voters go to the polls for a special election on September 16 to vote on Initiative 77 which calls for a 10-cent tax on every cup of espresso or espresso-based coffee drink to fund better child care for low-income families. Seattle is the hometown and headquarters of Starbucks. Both small cafes like Zeitgeist and big coffee companies like Starbucks are opposed to the tax. CPROD REUTERS/Anthony P. Bolante  APB - RP4DRIFRHGAA

There's hidden water in just about every product we buy. Image: REUTERS/Anthony P. Bolante

Johnny Wood
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