More statistics and facts on coffeehouse chains
Coffee house chains - additional information
Starbucks is by far the largest coffee house chain in the world in terms of revenue, generating more than 10 times the revenue of its closest competitor, Costa Coffee, in 2015. In 2016, Starbucks had more than 25,085 outlets worldwide. While 74 percent of the company’s sales were beverages, sales of food items contributed a sizable 19 percent. Starbucks’ food menu includes such items as muffins, sandwiches, paninis and salads.
In the United States, 62 percent of the regular coffee consumed was purchased from a coffee outlet, rather than made at home, and most American workers spent between one and five U.S. dollars on coffee per week. In the spring of 2016, 36.38 million people in the United States visited a coffee house or coffee bar for breakfast, lunch or dinner within a period of 30 days.
The United States consumed relatively little coffee per capita in comparison to other countries in 2015. While the average person in the U.S. consumed 115.2 liters of coffee per year, The Netherlands consumed a much higher 260.4 liters of coffee per capita per year. Finland had the second largest consumption at 184.9 liters per capita per year. In 2016/17, 151.62 million 60 kilogram bags of coffee were produced worldwide. Brazil contributes the most to coffee production, producing over 55 million units in 2016, followed by Vietnam and Colombia with 25.5 million and 14.5 million units, respectively.