Consumption & Trends
The first Juan Valdez Café launched in Bogotá in 2002 amid low coffee prices. Today, it operates in 14 markets around the world.
Shanghai is home to nearly 8,000 coffee shops – the most for a single city.
Starbucks recently opened its 1,500th store in Latin America & the Caribbean – but is its appeal waning?
Kopi Kenangan was launched in 2017 to plug the gap between high-end speciality coffee and street stalls selling instant.
Death Wish Coffee pioneered the use of the term “world’s strongest coffee” – but, recently, brands have started distancing themselves.
The German government charges Kaffeesteuer on all roasted coffee imported and sold domestically – but is it at risk of stifling growth?
Tostao Café y Pan grew at breakneck speed, even overtaking Juan Valdez's coffee shops. Then, in 2020, it all came crashing down.
A number of other industries, including chocolate, have borrowed concepts from specialty coffee with varying degrees of success.
Some fear bubble tea is hampering coffee's growth, while others suggest they are complementary markets.
The streets of Amman, Jordan’s capital city, brim with coffee shops open all night long, where shining Arabic coffee pots – known as dalahs – serve visitors by the dozen.
The 2023 World Latte Art, World Coffee In Good Spirits, and World Coffee Roasting Championships will be held in Taipei City.
On paper, China and India share a number of similarities – so why is Chinese coffee consumption so far ahead?
B Corp was launched in 2006 as a tool for monitoring the social and environmental responsibilities of businesses. But can it solve the coffee industry's problems?
Colombia’s Pasilla y Ripio law limited the domestic consumption of high-quality coffee until 2003. Since then, a specialty coffee shop culture has emerged.
Single origin coffees once dominated the specialty coffee market. Now, more and more businesses are tapping into the potential of blends.
Some call them greenwashing; others as vessels of transparency & accountability – but who are sustainability reports really for?
As China looks to reinvent its image at home, young consumers are increasingly drawn to local coffee brands.
Evidence suggests a link between athletic performance & caffeine consumption – but margin gains are small.
US veteran-owned businesses bring in an annual revenue of $1.14 trillion – and coffee has a big role to play.