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Coffee market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the coffee category within the hot drinks industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our coffee market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of coffee?
  • What are the major brands in coffee?
  • How significant is vending in coffee distribution?
  • How does the increasing number of speciality coffee shops impact retail sales of coffee?
  • What are the future prospects for instant 2-in-1 coffee, 3-in-1 coffee and 4-in-1 coffee?
  • How are coffee pods performing?

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Country Report

Coffee in Serbia

After 2013, in 2014 was the second year in a row in which coffee saw retail volume decline. This negative performance was not a result of the economic crisis as was the case earlier in the review period, but a consequence of market saturation. ...

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Coffee in Portugal

Coffee witnessed surging sales of fresh ground coffee pods in 2014; these command the highest unit price in coffee. The increasing retail volume sales of fresh ground coffee pods were, however, partly offset by the declining sales of standard fresh ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Slovenia

Coffee is considered a traditional hot beverage in Slovenia and is drunk every day at home, in the workplace and in cafés/bars as a social activity. Its consumption is not affected by the current economic crisis in the country, like many other ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Italy

Over the review period off-trade volume sales of coffee remained relatively stable, with a slight decline in 2014 to 154,300 tonnes. Meanwhile, current off-trade value sales rose by 2% to €1,729 million. The performance of coffee is a consequence of ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Poland

Coffee is growing rapidly in Poland, with fresh coffee beans and coffee pods performing particularly well. Fresh coffee beans posted current value growth of 15% in 2014 while fresh ground coffee pods recorded growth of 21%. On the other hand, fresh ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Finland

2014 was a weak year for coffee in a country where per consumption of coffee is the highest in the world and the category is strongly promoted. Total coffee volume sales saw a decline of -1% in Finland. The country’s continuing sluggish economy ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Coffee in Bosnia-Herzegovina is a mature category. A mature as it gets. Changes in the category are slow and tend to be evolutionary rather than revolutionary. In this sense, younger generations are fonder of instant coffee, espresso and on-trade ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Ecuador

The government is eager to reduce imports and slowly change Ecuador’s main current production grid (which relies on unprocessed products like petroleum, shrimp and bananas) towards more industrialised and value-added products. This is one of the ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Guatemala

Foodservice coffee sales continued to show large growth rates in Guatemala. Foodservice in general has experienced expansion over the review period in the country. Although several types of restaurants have become more stable now and are not ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Venezuela

Given the fall in domestic production of green coffee because of price regulations in the coffee industry, the government resorted to the importation of green coffee from countries such as Brazil, Nicaragua and Honduras as a strategy to overcome the ...

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Coffee in Chile

The increasing development of a coffee consumption culture among consumers, who are increasingly interested in better tasting and higher quality coffee, has somewhat slowed volume growth but boosted value growth in Chile, thus reflecting the growing ...

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Coffee in Egypt

Whilst sales of hot drinks in Egypt remain dominated by tea, coffee is increasingly emerging as a popular and trendy alternative. Coffee machines are now widely used in many workplaces and universities, mostly driven by strong marketing support from ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Ireland

Coffee continues to see a surge in popularity amongst Irish consumers, with value sales experiencing growth of 12% in 2014, to bring sales to €81 million. Sales of fresh coffee are driving growth, as overall sales of instant coffee are in decline. ...

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Coffee in Croatia

For Croatian consumers, the social aspect is very important when drinking coffee. Some independent sources estimate that Croatians spend almost five hours every week in cafés. In 2014, on-trade volume consumption of coffee matched off-trade. This ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Tunisia

Retail coffee sales benefited from a number of factors towards the end of the review period. There continued to be a large number of Libyan immigrants into Tunisia at the end of the review period, as a result of the Libyan civil war and clashes of ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in South Korea

Coffee consumption per capita in South Korea is growing. With on-trade fresh coffee beans keeping healthy volume growth at 5% in 2013, instant coffee continues to dominate coffee. Instant coffee recorded off-trade value growth of 6% in 2013, and ...

Dec 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Global Café Culture: Modern Formats, Localised Experience

Café culture is about more than just coffee: it is a study of dining customs, lifestyle traditions and social dynamics that explores how consumers use foodservice. Most global markets have some sort of long-standing café-based tradition, however, ...

Nov 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Coffee Global Corporate Strategy

Nestlé continues to hold a strong position in global coffee by value. While it is desperate to address its weakness in the US pod market, soon-to-be merged entity Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) is likely to post a real threat to Nestlé’s global ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Hong Kong, China

Consumers’ interest in coffee continued in 2013, helped by the growing appreciation of premium quality coffee products and the spread of coffee culture. The rising sophistication of the population also helped to spur demand for coffee in Hong Kong. ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Vietnam

Coffee registered current off-trade value growth of 14% and off-trade volume growth of 10% in 2013. This growth was supported by higher demand for coffee from the younger generations. Furthermore, the increase in unit prices and efforts of ...

Oct 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Nestlé SA in Hot Drinks

Nestlé is the global leader in hot drinks and it is accelerating its expansion in the US following the formation of Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE). The company’s presence in standard fresh ground coffee is weak and it has been making efforts to develop ...

Sep 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in India

With growing influence from leading coffee chains, including Costa Coffee and Barista, consumers have started to consume coffee at home, as an alternative to tea. This trend is gaining popularity mainly in North, West and East and Northeast India, ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Hot Drinks in 2014: New Occasions, New Consumers, New Opportunities

While the global outlook for all hot drinks remains positive, it is coffee that continues to steal the show, driving remarkable value growth through explosive growth in pod machines, continued innovation in instant coffee, and the global halo effect ...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Peru

Growth in on-trade consumption invigorated coffee in 2013. New coffee shops have opened, promoting consumption of both Peruvian and international coffee. It has become fashionable for adults to drink in coffee shops during the morning, before going ...

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in New Zealand

Coffee in New Zealand has proved relatively recession proof, with a café culture emerging in densely populated urban areas. Strong growth continued throughout 2013, despite reports indicating demand was plateauing.

Aug 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Hot Drinks in Latin America: New Occasions, New Functionalities

Latin America was the fastest growing hot drinks market in the review period and will remain so over the forecast period, exceeding all other regions except for Asia Pacific in absolute value growth. Increasing consumption rates will be one factor in...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Traditional Consumption, Modern Convenience : Hot Drinks in Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific is the world's largest hot drinks region, both in terms of market size and market growth. Market growth is an effect of consumer progression from unpackaged to packaged goods - a factor that depresses unit price, particularly in tea. ...

Aug 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Russia

Coffee showed growth of 4% in volume terms, as more Russians are drinking it. Significant market players are actively marketing coffee, increasing the numbers of coffee houses, facilitating a growing take-away coffee culture. Consumers are also ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Brazil

In 2013 several coffee manufacturers entered into fresh ground coffee pods, including important companies such as Sara Lee, 3 Corações and Café Utam amongst others, which impacted positively value sales of this category. Due to fierce competition and...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Algeria

Coffee witnessed 3% off-trade volume growth in 2013 representing a very minor increase on 2012. This minor but steady growth is the consequence of the maturity of coffee. Algeria remained one of the largest consumers of coffee in the Africa and ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Morocco

Coffee continued to achieve healthy growth in value terms in 2013, benefitting from the success of individually packaged products, and mainly in fresh ground coffee pods and instant coffee. Single-serve portions are perceived as a quick and easy way ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Japan

In Japan, tea had long been consumed more than coffee, as people tended to socialise with family and friends over tea rather than coffee. However, the wider expansion of coffee specialists in Japan means that more consumers have come to feel familiar...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Saudi Arabia

The local population in Saudi Arabia is rapidly adopting a Western way of life. Increasing internet penetration and subsequent increasing subscriptions to social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are exposing the youth of the ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Kenya

Professionals are increasingly relying on coffee to keep them going in an ever demanding work environment. Coffee is served in offices during breaks, at conferences and other formal business gatherings. It is also popular among students during exam ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in France

In 2013, off-trade volume sales of coffee saw little movement compared to 2012. Coffee already has a high penetration in French households and its consumer base is ageing. Nevertheless, the category gained added value thanks to the success of ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Switzerland

The rising popularity of coffee pods continued to mitigate the negative effects of the maturity of coffee in Switzerland during 2013. Coffee pods offer the benefits of freshly prepared espresso with added convenience as they require less preparation ...

Jul 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Thailand

Retail volume and current value growth rates for coffee in 2013 were both down slightly on 2012, and also slower than the respective CAGRs for the entire review period. This was mainly due to increasing maturity. The slowdown was also attributable to...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Bolivia

Bolivian consumers continued to favour the growth of instant coffee in Bolivia in 2013. The main reason behind this performance was the perceived convenience this product offers them. Coffee production according to press reports is declining due to ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Argentina

The latest trends in the world of coffee and its health benefits were presented as part of the third edition (2013) of Yo amo mi café (I Love My Coffee) organised by the Coffee Argentina association. Coffee is also on the list of beverages that ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Unilever Group in Hot Drinks

Thanks to strong performances of tea in emerging markets, Unilever continues to be a driving force in hot drinks. However, as both developed and emerging countries move toward premiumisation, the company must start exploring both mass and premium ...

Jun 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Cameroon

In 2013, coffee value and volume sales continued to grow at a steady pace, due largely to demand amongst the working population and encouraged by an increasingly busy lifestyle. Increasing westernisation and higher incomes, especially for the middle-...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Mondelez International Inc in Hot Drinks

After a transitional 2013 for Mondelez, 2014 brings exciting news as Mondelez’s coffee unit is to merge with DE Master Blenders to form Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE). The combined force will boast a wide brand portfolio and broad geographic profile. The...

Jun 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Tata Global Beverages Ltd (TGBL) in Hot Drinks

TGBL aims to become a major global beverage company. The company is widening its product categories and geographies through organic growth, joint ventures and partnerships and acquisitions. Its corporate initiatives appear to be direct, proactive and...

Jun 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Coffee in Malaysia

Product convenience along with product innovation by producers positively affected the growth of coffee. The desire of Malaysians to have an easy lifestyle and the quick thinking on the producers’ part to accommodate that helped coffee to post ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in South Africa

The coffee category remained fairly small relative to the country’s large population over the review period. The average household consumed around 500 grams of coffee in 2013. This is particularly due to the fact that coffee consumption has rarely ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Spain

Consumption in the foodservice channel continued to underperform in 2013 due to the impact of the recession in Spain. With lower disposable incomes and uncertainty regarding employment, consumers have been trying to save money by reducing their ...

Jun 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Global Briefing

Instant Coffee: Versatility and Convenience Drive Growth

Although fresh coffee dominates the overall coffee industry, instant coffee continues to gain share, thanks in large to its appeal amongst new coffee drinkers. The convenience, versatility, and branded experience of instant coffee make it an ...

Jun 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Taiwan

With the coffee drinking culture flourishing in Taiwan over the review period, in 2013 consumers are now becoming more sophisticated in taste, on the lookout for novelty coffee products. Coffee players now look for that creative edge in an ...

May 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Strauss Group Ltd in Hot Drinks

Strauss is a mid-sized hot drinks company with limited geographic presence. It has established a strong presence in Eastern Europe and Russia. The company focuses on coffee and has little presence in other categories. Its joint venture in Brazil, ...

May 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Coffee in Hungary

Retail volume sales of coffee declined by 1% in 2013; however, the decrease was slower than the negative 2% CAGR over the review period, which was hit by the economic crisis. The prolonged decline in retail volume sales can mainly be attributed to ...

May 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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