Author: Agatha Burdonova

The Russian Coffee Market Showed Growth in 2017

The Russian Coffee Market Showed Growth in 2017

The Russian coffee market is still considerably young, and one of the reasons is that Russia is traditionally a tea drinking country. Still, due to the globalization process and coffee culture expansion, Russia is rapidly developing its taste for coffee and nearing European and American standards for coffee consumption. The year 2017 has become indicative in this aspect: coffee consumption has

Russian Coffee Chain Shokoladnitsa Plans To Expand in CIS


According to, and, Shokoladnitsa, the largest franchise coffee chain in Russia, keeps moving across the CIS countries. The company has reached an agreement to enter Kyrgyzstan market under the brand name. According to Maksim Trubnikov, the head of the franchising department, the new partner in Kyrgyzstan plans to open five places in Bishkek, the capital city, within the next three years.

Starbucks Plans to Open a Coffee Factory in Tbilisi

Starbucks Plans to Open a Coffee Factory in Tbilisi

According to Kommersant information, Starbucks Corporation has an intention to enter the Georgian market. The company is planning to sign a long-term agreement with the country’s government, to construct a coffee factory, and to open a coffee chain in Tbilisi. A representative of the City Hall told the journalist about preliminary agreements. He pointed out that no contracts had been

Russian Coffee Market has Grown Back


According to, in 2016 the sales volume in Russian coffee market increased by 1.2% while the year before the volume reduced by 0.5%. Among the main reasons of this change specialists name the promotions and the fact that Russians are turning away from tea. The tea sales are decreasing the second year in a row.

According to Nielsen retail audit covering the period from February 2016 to January 2017, the main share belongs to instant coffee [Sign in to continue]