Following our conversation on the Big Mac Index to track Purchasing Power Parity globally, I found the following link on Bloomberg:

https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-venezuela-cafe-con-leche-index/

The company is attempting to use the price of Cafe con Leche at a particular cafe in Caracas as a means to roughly track Venezuelan inflation, and may be useful considering the Venezuelan government doesn’t post official inflation figures. Another interesting use of food prices for practical economics.

Cafe Con Leche as Venezuelan Inflation Tracker