CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Coffee has recently seen a renaissance, both through its renewed popularity among younger consumers, as well as through exciting innovations within the coffee space – such as cold-brewed and pour-over coffee. According to data from Technomic's Volumix Coffee Report http://www.technomic.com/Research_Programs/Volumix/, sales for single-cup coffee SKUs increased 62% in 2015. In a related turn, the average per-pound price for single-cup coffee SKUs rose 6% between 2014 and 2015. Further, the overall SKU share for single-cup coffee rose from 3% in 2014 to 4% in 2015.
This information, as well as the wealth of other valuable data points featured in the Volumix Coffee Report, can keep suppliers ahead of the curve by providing a 360 degree view of what operators are purchasing, what the operator space is demanding, and other relevant happenings within the trend-setting independent sector.
Other takeaways from the Volumix Coffee Report include:
- In 2015, S&D Coffee and Douwe Egberts led all brands in total volume and sales among distributed brands.
- Vanilla, followed by mocha and chocolate, were the top flavor callouts mentioned among distributed SKUs in 2015.
- Colombian and Arabica were the top origin callouts mentioned among distributed SKUs in 2015.
- The Top 10 coffee SKUs make up 29% of all SKUs distributed in 2015.
Volumix generates SKU-level data from over 28,000 independents and small chains, independent operators, serving as an effective tool for suppliers to better understand the competitive environment. To view sample data, or to learn more about this resource, please visit Technomic.com or contact the individuals listed below. For Technomic updates, please follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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About Winsight, LLC
Winsight, LLC is a business-to-business media and information services company specializing in the convenience-retailing, restaurant and noncommercial foodservice industries. Winsight has an extensive media portfolio including four publications, CSP, Restaurant Business, FoodService Director and Convenience Store Products, a suite of digital products including websites, e-newsletters (Restaurant Business Daily and CSP Daily News) and webinars, plus video products, mobile and tablet apps, custom marketing solutions. The Winsight Events group produces six exclusive, large-scale executive-level conferences—Restaurant Leadership Conference, FARE Conference, Outlook Leadership, Convenience Retailing University, FSTEC and MenuDirections—in addition to more than 12 major EduNetworking conferences and advisory meetings. Winsight recently acquired Technomic, Inc., a food industry provider of primary and secondary market information and advisory services. Winsight is a recognized leader in the markets it serves.
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