Project Food in Coffee Shops UK 2018

Project Food in Coffee Shops is Allegra World Coffee Portal’s definitive study of the growing demand for food in coffee shops and the intensely competitive marketplace for consumer spend.

The report helps industry stakeholders and investors understand the importance of the various aspects to a compelling food offer in coffee shops and establish a business strategy.

Project Food 2018 identifies the growth and size of the food category within the branded coffee shop market.

Key Areas Covered:

  • Market size and growth projections for the food category in coffee shops
  • Branded coffee-focused and food-led branded coffee chain developments
  • Key success factors, drivers and inhibitors of growth for operators
  • Profile and menu comparison of key players
  • Comparison of food prices in coffee shops 
  • In-depth consumer analysis of consumption, preferences, spend, perceptions, attitudes, and brand awareness
  • Consumer consumption patterns in coffee shops including what beverages they have with food types, which different food types they have at the same time, type of food by day-part and snacking behaviour
  • Importance of key factors in determining food quality perceptions including packaging, display, messaging, preparation and point of sale
  • Differences between customer demographics, including age, gender, and location




  • In-depth interviews with industry leaders, including CEOs and Managing Directors of the major coffee chains, key suppliers, industry associations and other industry participants
  • Over 2,000 online surveys with UK consumers, all recruited from Allegra Insights independent consumer panel
  • Desk research including trade press, company financials and online data sources
  • Focus on the major branded coffee shop chains including: Costa Coffee, Starbucks Coffee Company, Caffè Nero, Pret A Manager and Greggs

Project Food in Coffee Shops UK 2018 is now available for purchase from World Coffee Portal.

For more information and pricing, please call +44(0)20 7691 8800

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