In retail, the biggest player in the Hot Drinks Coffee segment is Nestlé whose Nespresso and Nescafé brands are globally recognized household names. Other important players are Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), Keurig Dr Pepper, Tchibo, J.M. Smucker and Lavazza. Out of home, Starbucks, Tim Hortons, Panera Bread, Costa Coffee, Peet’s Coffee, Dunkin’ Donuts and Caribou Coffee are the most important players. An important company in the background of both at-home and out-of-home coffee is the Luxembourg-based JAB Holding which has built a sizable portfolio in retail and coffee shop brands and owns at least partially both Jacobs Douwe Egberts and Keurig Dr Pepper as well as Panera Bread, Peet’s Coffee and Caribou Coffee among others. In the Tea segment, Unilever (Lipton), Associated British Foods (Twinings) and Tata Global Beverages (Tetley) are the biggest players by revenue while Nestlé is the most important player in the Cocoa realm.
The market for Hot Drinks is structured into retail sales for at home consumption and on-premise or foodservice sales for out-of-home consumption. The at-home market, also called off-trade market, covers all retail sales via super- and hypermarkets, convenience stores or similar sales channels. The out-of-home market, also called on-trade market, away-from-home market or HORECA encompasses all sales to hotels, restaurants, catering, cafés, bars and similar hospitality service establishments. Both the at-home and the out-of-home market are valued at retail selling prices including all sales and consumption taxes. The price per unit in the out-of-home market always references the total price over the kg amount of coffee, tea or cocoa consumed, regardless of the other components of the finished beverage. The valuation of the out-of-home segment at retail prices means a significant change of the market definition in comparison to earlier iterations of the Consumer Market Outlook, as out-of-home consumption was valued at wholesale prices before. This means, market totals are not comparable to published data from prior years. The price per unit always references liters as a base unit for both at-home and out-of-home consumption. One liter of beverage represents typical serving sizes of 2 to 5 glasses (0.2 to 0.5 liters).
The shown market share of eCommerce currently references the share of eCommerce sales of all food and beverages in the selected region in relation to total (off-trade) consumer spending on food and beverages that are also part of the Key Market Indicators table below. It therefore presents an indicator regarding the overall online penetration of eCommerce’s last frontier, food and drink, but cannot be used to track the performance of the Alcoholic Drinks as opposed to Non-Alcoholic Drinks, Food, Hot Drinks or Tobacco Products.
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- Roast Coffee
- Instant Coffee
- RTDs derived from Coffee, Tea or Cocoa (e.g. Ice Tea)
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Rising employment levels have driven up caffeination demand across the board. At the same time, increasing discretionary spending power has fueled the appetite for indulgence among consumers as well as a desire for novel experiences which has driven premiumization and sophistication. The out-of-home market has benefitted especially from this trend as increasingly time-strapped consumers opt for the convenience of a quick boost on the go. Among younger demographics that still live in shared or temporary accommodations, coffee shops have become something like a living room and office space away from home whose rent is paid on Americano at a time.
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The Hot Drinks market is built on resources from the Statista platform as well as on in-house market research, national statistical offices, international institutions, trade associations, companies, the trade press, and the experience of our analysts. We evaluate the status quo of the market, monitor trends, and create an independent forecast regarding market developments of the global Hot Drinks industry.
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