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Taiwan Coffee Market To Reach USD 173.15 Million By Year 2030

Global Taiwan Coffee Market size was valued at $162.33 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $173.15 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 0.81% from 2023 to 2030.

Swati Kalagate
Food and Beverages
Pristine Intelligence LLP

According to a new report published by Introspective Market Research, titled, “Taiwan Coffee Market by Forms, Source, Speciality Coffee, Process, Flavours, Distribution Channel, End-Users: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023–2030,” the global Taiwan Coffee Market size was valued at $162.33 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $173.15 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 0.81% from 2023 to 2030.

Taiwan is a sizable consumer market where the coffee industry is expanding quickly. Numerous causes are contributing to the rise, such as the expanding demand for specialty coffee, the growing number of coffee shops in Taiwan, and the growing popularity of coffee among young people.

Taiwan's coffee market is divided into two primary segments: green coffee and roasted coffee. With almost 60% of the market, roasted coffee is the most widely consumed variety in Taiwan. Although it is not as common as other types of coffee, green coffee is gaining traction as more people are discovering the benefits of roasting their own coffee beans. International coffee businesses including Gloria Jean's Coffees, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, and Starbucks are among the leading participants in the Taiwan coffee market.

According to the global Taiwan Coffee Market analysis, the market is divided by Market by Forms, Source, Speciality Coffee, Process, Flavours, Distribution Channel, End-Users and geographical division. The Taiwan Coffee Market is segmented into Form, Specialty Coffee, Flavors, Distribution Channels, and End-Users. By Form, the market is categorized into Whole Coffee Beans, Ground Coffee, Instant Coffee, Coffee Pods and Capsules, Espresso, and Others. By Source, the market is categorized into Arabica, Robusta. The Specialty Coffee, market is categorized into Single-Origin Coffee, Micro-Lot Coffee, Organic Coffee, Direct Trade Coffee, Cold Brew, and Nitro Cold Brew Coffee, Others. By Process, the market is categorized into Caffeinated, Decaffeinated. By Flavors, the market is categorized into Vanilla, Caramel, Hazelnut, Mocha, Cinnamon, and Others. By Distribution Channel, the market is categorized into On-trade, Off-trade. By End-Users, the market is categorized into Individual Coffee Drinkers, Coffee Shop Patrons, Office and Workplace Consumers, Catering and Hospitality Industry, Bakeries and Dessert Shops, Others

A movement in Taiwanese culture toward specialty coffee is changing the nature of the market. Younger customers are driving more demand for distinctive flavors and premium beans. Independent coffee shops have proliferated as a result of this trend, providing individualized experiences that differ from the convenience-focused strategy of chain cafés. These independents target discriminating customers looking for a deeper connection with their coffee by putting an emphasis on authenticity and craft. This trend is being furthered by the internet, which gives fans a place to research and buy coffee beans and accessories, thus accelerating market expansion. The conflict between established chains and up-and-coming independents in this competitive and dynamic industry highlights the changing tastes and preferences of Taiwanese coffee consumers, who have a strong desire for individuality, authenticity, and high-quality experiences.

Global Taiwan Coffee Market, Segmentation

The Taiwan Coffee Market is segmented based on Specialty Coffee, End-Users, and region.

Specialty Coffee:

The Cold Brew & Nitro Cold Brew Coffee segment is poised to dominate the market in the foreseeable future, especially within the realm of specialty coffee. Cold brew and nitro cold brew coffee are gaining traction in Taiwan due to their myriad advantages over traditional hot brewed coffee. These include a smoother taste, reduced acidity, lower caffeine content, and a perceived premium quality. The surge in popularity of cold brew and nitro cold brew coffee can also be attributed to heightened consumer awareness. In recent years, there has been a notable shift towards "third-wave" coffee culture, characterized by an emphasis on high-quality beans and artisanal brewing techniques. The proliferation of coffee shops specializing in cold brew and nitro cold brew offerings is further fueling their popularity among consumers. With an increasing number of establishments featuring these specialty coffees, their appeal is expected to continue growing in the years ahead.


In Taiwan, customers of coffee shops dominate the industry by adopting Western patterns, changing their cultural norms, and turning coffee shops into vibrant social hubs. They value excellent drinks, a wide selection, and engaging experiences from creative businesses. Their allegiance is further cemented by stores that accommodate a variety of schedules. Social media enhances their impact by disseminating word-of-mouth recommendations and strengthening brand awareness. Participating in the community through partnerships and events creates a sense of community and devoted followers. Taiwan's dynamic coffee culture is shaped by the confluence of cultural, social, and economic forces, and its customers are essential to its sustained expansion and supremacy.


The Taiwan Coffee Market in Taiwan is projected to show the fastest growth by 2031. Taiwan's robust coffee culture, rooted in the early 1900s, thrives with approximately 15,000 coffee shops and a notable per capita consumption. Renowned for its superior coffee beans cultivated in mountainous terrains blessed with optimal rainfall and sunshine, Taiwan stands as a global leader in coffee quality. Moreover, the nation distinguishes itself through relentless coffee innovation, with shops continuously exploring novel brewing methods and flavor profiles. This dynamic environment ensures Taiwan's coffee scene remains vibrant and captivating, attracting enthusiasts from around the world.

Some of The Leading/Active Market Players Are-

  • Starbucks (United States)
  • Costa Coffee (United Kingdom)
  • McDonald's McCafe (United States)
  • 7-Eleven (United States)
  • Dante Coffee (Taiwan)
  • Taiwan Coffee (Taiwan)
  • The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (United States)
  • Tully's Coffee (United States)
  • Pacific Coffee (Hong Kong, China)
  • Doutor Coffee (Japan) and Other Active Players

Key Industry Developments

  • In March 2023, HWC Coffee, a Taiwanese company, is expanding in Malaysia with 40 new stores this year. They debuted internationally in April 2022 and have partnered with Subplace for 18 outlets in Malaysia. They also plan to enter Brunei by April 2023.
  • In December 2022, Family Mart Taiwan's new café, "Let's Cafe PLUS," in Taipei's Zhongshan district, serves coffee up to NT$500 per cup in collaboration with UCC, marking the first café of its kind operated by a convenience store in Taiwan.

Key Findings of the Study 

  • Taiwan's coffee market is anticipated to grow at a substantial rate during the forecast period of 2023-2030, building upon the base year of 2022. This growth is attributed to various factors, including the increasing popularity of coffee among young people and the rising demand for specialty coffee.
  • The market is segmented into roasted coffee and green coffee, with roasted coffee being the most popular, accounting for approximately 60% of the market.
  • Taiwan has a rich coffee culture dating back to the early 1900s, with a high number of coffee shops per capita and a reputation for high-quality coffee beans. The country is also known for its coffee innovation, with constant experimentation in brewing methods and flavors.
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