Month: May 2016

Coffee Machines Expected To Grow In The Indian Market

Coffee machines in the Indian market

Previously the coffee demand in Indian market used to be limited to instant coffee and ready ground filter coffee which is now diversifying into more innovative coffee varieties. This in turn is showing, the automatic and semi-automatic machines that are capable of brewing Italian coffee, their way into the Indian market.

As the India Coffee Shops & Cafe Market Forecast & Opportunities report, coffee market and café culture is expected to grow to a one billion Rupee value by 2017, that’s more than 14 million USD. The growth is quite evident as the outlets of various coffee chains can be seen popping up. Among the most popular coffee chains are the Café Coffee Day and Barista. [Sign in to continue]

Not Only Tea: The Japanese Are Coffee Lovers

Coffee Culture in Japan

It seems strange to talk about coffee culture in a country like Japan, which is stereotypically considered a country where tea is the main staple. But if we look deeper we see that coffee consumption in Japan started at the end of the 18th century thanks to the Dutch  living in Nagasaki and the first bulk imports there were in 1877. During the last 40 years Japanese coffee consumption has increased. Today Japan represents the third largest country in terms of total consumption of coffee among importing countries (All Japan Coffee Association).

In Japan, coffee consumption per capita was 207 cups in 2014, compared with 240 in South Korea [Sign in to continue]