Café suppliers are in demand!
The UK coffee market is rapidly growing as consumers expect a great cup of coffee any time, any where. With over 2.2 billion cups of coffee per year sold in the out of home market and growth forecast to grow by 11% between 2015 and 2020* there’s no time like the present to make the most of all of that passing trade.
Consumers are willing to pay more for great coffee
In 2015 the average coffee shop spend increased by 2% to £4.07 per person*. The average price of a cappuccino in coffee – focused chains also increased by 3.9% to £2.40 from 2014-2015*
*Source: Allegra UK Retail Coffee Shop Market –Strategic Analysis, December 2015
Nation of coffee connoisseurs
Customers are more knowledgeable than ever about coffee and their expectations are for quality coffee everywhere they go.*
Top Factors encouraging customer revisits:*
- Great tasting coffee 40%
- Loyalty Cards 31%
- Good value for money 26%
- Quality 25%
- Atmosphere & ambiance 22%