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Coffee Industry Research Guide

Essential tools and tips to understand the coffee industry

Industry Reports & Statistics

The databases below contain industry overviews, analysis, and statistics.  Use each resource to  gather a significant understanding of the coffee industry.  

Use the  "Tips" tabs  for specific search tips, keywords,  and strategies for each database.

  • A simple search for "coffee" yields several reports about coffee production, coffee shops, coffee retail, and more. 
  • Browse to Industries, then to Hot Drinks, to find statistics and analysis
  • Specific reports I recommend include Hot Drinks in [Insert Country], Coffee in [Insert Country] and Other Hot Drinks in [Insert Country].
  • Passport contains industry reports for all major markets and countries, including the US



  • A simple search for "coffee" yields industry reports for coffee and tea manufacturing and coffee shops.
  • Be sure to check out the "Websites & Acronyms" section of the reports to find relevant trade websites where you can find additional information.
  • Also check out the "Call Prep Questions" early in your research to help you brainstorm about questions and topics to pursue.
  • search for coffee consumption, production, etc., or by companies/brands to find statistics
  • When looking at statistic, be sure to look for the "Source Link" to take you to more information