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Exploring Coffee Shop Culture in Russia

Exploring Coffee Shop Culture in Russia

Russia is a country more frequently associated with a tea drinking culture which dates back hundreds of years. While the hot drinks market in Russia is still dominated by tea, the consumption of coffee is one the rise, with the consumption of fresh coffee being the main driver (ICO, 2015).  The coffee market was valued at around $2.5 billion in 2014 compared to around $4 billion for tea (USDA 2014).

‘Specialty coffee is new in Russia; until just 20 years ago, any form of coffee had been considered a luxury reserved for the elite and was far beyond the reach of average consumers. Today, half of all coffee consumed is still soluble (instant) coffee, making it one of the biggest markets for Nescafe in the world. The other half of is a hodgepodge of commodity and specialty coffee’ [Sign in to continue]

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People in Moscow Were Buying More Coffee in November

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In November 2016 people in Moscow were buying coffee 5% more often than in October 2016 and November 2015, according to Romir Research Holding,

The research company explained this growth by the decrease in prices for coffee in November. At the same time people were buying less milk, bottled water, and chocolate.[Sign in to continue]

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Africa’s Top Coffee-Exporter Output to reach its highest in 2016-17

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The biggest coffee exporter in Africa is likely to increase its output by 5 percent next season since trees planted in Uganda in the past few years started producing. The nation’s regulator said that weather improvement played a major part (Bloomberg.com). Also, Bloomberg reports that coffee production through September

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