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Germany Coffee Market To Reach USD 9.68 Billion By Year 2030

The Germany Coffee Market size was reasonably estimated to be approximately USD 7.6 Billion in 2022 and is poised to generate revenue over USD 9.68 Billion by the end of 2030, projecting a CAGR of around 3.07% from 2023 to 2030.

Swati Kalagate
Food and Beverages
Pristine Intelligence LLP

Market Overview:

The Germany Coffee Market size was reasonably estimated to be approximately USD 7.6 Billion in 2022 and is poised to generate revenue over USD 9.68 Billion by the end of 2030, projecting a CAGR of around 3.07% from 2023 to 2030.

The coffee market in Germany is a significant and dynamic sector within the country's food and beverage industry. Known for its strong coffee culture, Germany boasts a thriving market characterized by a diverse range of products, consumption patterns, and industry players. One of the defining features of the German coffee market is its emphasis on quality and sustainability. German consumers are increasingly seeking ethically sourced and environmentally friendly coffee products, driving demand for fair trade, organic, and specialty coffees. This trend is reflected in the growing popularity of artisanal coffee shops, specialty roasters, and premium coffee brands across the country.

In terms of consumption, Germany is one of the largest coffee markets in Europe, with per capita consumption consistently ranking among the highest globally. Coffee is deeply ingrained in German culture, with a strong tradition of coffee drinking both at home and in cafes. While traditional filter coffee remains popular, there is a growing preference for espresso-based drinks such as cappuccinos and lattes, influenced by the proliferation of cafes and the influence of Italian coffee culture.

The retail landscape for coffee in Germany is highly competitive, with a wide array of products available in supermarkets, specialty stores, and online platforms. Global coffee giants such as Nestlé, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, and Tchibo compete alongside smaller, independent roasters and specialty brands. Private label and store brands also play a significant role, offering consumers a variety of options across different price points.

The rise of e-commerce has further transformed the German coffee market, with online sales experiencing significant growth in recent years. This trend has been accelerated by changing consumer behavior, increased internet penetration, and the convenience of online shopping.

Top Key Players Covered in The Germany Coffee Market:

    • Tchibo GmbH (Germany)
    • Melitta Group (Germany)
    • Darboven GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
    • WMF Group GmbH (Germany)
    • Kaffee Partner GmbH (Germany)
    • Neumann Gruppe GmbH (Germany)
    • Oetker Tiefkühlprodukte (Germany)
    • Arko GmbH (Germany), and Other Major Players

 Market Dynamics and Factors:          

he growing preference for premium coffee products, including specialty and artisanal coffees, is driving market growth. Germany has a strong coffee culture, with cafes and coffeehouses playing a significant role in social gatherings and daily routines, boosting consumption. Companies are continually innovating to introduce new flavors, blends, and formats, catering to diverse consumer tastes and preferences. Rising awareness about the health benefits of coffee, such as its antioxidant properties and potential to boost metabolism, is expanding the consumer base. Consumers are increasingly gravitating towards sustainable and ethically sourced coffee products, presenting opportunities for companies to invest in eco-friendly practices. There is a growing niche market for specialty coffee, presenting opportunities for premiumization and differentiation. Strict regulations regarding food safety, labeling, and advertising can pose challenges for market entry and product promotion.

 The Germany Coffee Market Report Highlight:

    • By Speciality Coffee, Organic coffee has been marketed effectively in Germany, with consumers being made aware of the benefits of organic coffee through advertising, product labeling, and in-store promotions. This marketing has helped to create a positive image of organic coffee in the minds of German consumers.
    • By Forms, Ground Coffee dominates the German coffee market with its exceptional quality, diverse blends, and sustainable sourcing practices. Its ground coffee offerings cater to various tastes, from rich and bold to smooth and mellow, satisfying the preferences of German coffee enthusiasts. BY Forms' strategic marketing campaigns, coupled with widespread distribution channels, ensure its strong presence in both retail stores and online platforms across Germany.
    • By Country, Germany has surged as a dominant force in the global coffee market, boasting unparalleled expertise in cultivation, roasting, and consumption. Renowned for its precision engineering, German coffee machines set the industry standard, facilitating the production of high-quality brews.

 Key Industry Development:

In July 2023, Espresso House joined forces with Autogrill Deutschland to accelerate its expansion in Germany. The partnership aims to fuel the growth of Espresso House's presence in the German market. The collaboration aims to boost the chain's footprint at airports and railway stations across the country. Espresso House operates 40 stores in Germany, including prominent locations such as railway stations in Hanover, Potsdam, and Gottingen.

In May 2023, Diebold Nixdorf a global leader in retail store and checkout innovation, partnered with WMF Professional Coffee Machines, a leading German supplier of coffee machines for commercial use, to enhance the coffee purchasing experience for consumers in retail stores. By integrating WMF's coffee machines with Diebold Nixdorf's point-of-sale (POS) and self-service systems, retailers can offer a more seamless and efficient coffee-buying process. This collaboration aims to create a better customer experience, making it easier and quicker for shoppers to purchase their favorite coffee while also attracting new customers to the stores.

The Germany Coffee Market Segmentation:

By Forms

    • Whole Coffee Beans
    • Ground Coffee
    • Instant Coffee
    • Coffee Pods & Capsules
    • Espresso

By Source

    • Arabica
    • Robusta

 By Speciality Coffee

    • Single-Origin Coffee
    • Micro-Lot Coffee
    • Organic Coffee
    • Direct Trade Coffee
    • Cold Brew & Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Others

By Process

    • Caffeinated
    • Decaffeinated

By Flavors

    • Vanilla
    • Caramel
    • Hazelnut
    • Mocha
    • Cinnamon
    • Others

By Distribution Channel

    • On-trade
    • Off-trade

By End-Users

    • Individual Coffee Drinkers
    • Coffee Shop Patrons
    • Office & Workplace Consumers
    • Catering & Hospitality Industry
    • Bakeries & Dessert Shops

For this report, Pristine Intelligence Research has segmented the German coffee Market based on region:

Regional Outlook (Revenue in USD Million; Volume in Units, 2023-2030)

 North America

    • The U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico

Eastern Europe

    • Russia
    • Bulgaria
    • The Czech Republic
    • Hungary
    • Poland
    • Romania
    • Rest of Eastern Europe

Western Europe

    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Netherlands
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Western Europe

Asia Pacific

    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Singapore
    • Australia
    • New-Zealand
    • Rest of APAC

Middle East & Africa

    • Turkey
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • UAE
    • Israel
    • South Africa

South America

    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of SA
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