UK coffee culture is continuing to grow; although that’s not a surprise to anyone in the coffee industry. However, it is interesting how non-specialty businesses are gaining access to the profitable coffee consumers.
“non-specialist outlets stole 2% market share from branded coffee chains.”
The UK coffee shop market which currently turns over £7.2bn has seen a substantial growth in non-specialist coffee outlets. Hospitals, Garden centres and other underutilised outlets have successfully extended specialist coffee to non-specialist environments, stealing 2% of the market share from branded coffee chains.