We love coffee! And even if you don’t like it, take into account that drinking it can bring you many benefits. Although today we’re not here to tell you the wonders of coffee, but something much more interesting. How do coffee companies perform in business? We’ll tell you how, showing you 5 startups that lead the coffee market.

5 coffee market startups that’ll surprise you

Coffee has become one of the largest businesses in the world. We have companies that are responsible for preparing, manufacturing and selling it to retailers or wholesalers. And others that are known as coffee chains that are responsible for serving it in various ways. We’ll focus in the latter with 5 startups in the coffee market.

1. Starbucks

This is one of the most recognized brands in the United States. Even considered by some as the largest in the world. Starbucks was founded in 1971 in Seattle and from there it began to diversify. In addition to coffee, they sell hot and cold drinks of all kinds and pastries. And now they also sell music CDs, movies and different snacks.

Starbucks Coffee Startup
Starbucks has more than 21,000 stores worldwide and revenues of more than $ 22 million. Source: Trip.com

2. Peet’s Coffee & Tea

Peet’s Coffee & Tea is a coffee roaster and retailer founded in California in 1966. It’s known to be the first to serve blends of darker Arabica coffee in the United States. Their roasted, fresh and high quality coffee beans have attracted a lot of attention. They also serve tea and bottled cold beer.

Peet's Coffee & Tea Coffee Chain Startup
Peet’s Coffee & Tea has more than 14,000 stores in the United States and earnings of $800 million. Source: Deluxe Foods of Aptos

3. Lavazza

An Italian coffee manufacturing company comes to this place. Lavazza was founded more than 100 years ago, specifically in 1895 by the Italian entrepreneur Luigi Lavazza. Its reputation in its country of origin is high and it has managed to export coffee to other countries. Being able to compete even with American coffee companies.

Lavazza Coffee Startup
Lavazza has about 2,700 and earnings reported in 2014 of €1.47 million. Source: Bloomberg

4. Bewley’s

It’s a coffee company with 178 years in the market founded in Ireland. Bewley’s was created in 1840 by the Bewley family, which traded coffee since the 17th century. Later, they opened cafes throughout Ireland and many years later in the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition to coffee, it specializes in other hot beverages.

Bewleys Coffee Startup
In 2018, Bewley’s launched its own 100% recyclable cups. It currently has more than 700 employees worldwide. Source: Marketing.ie

5. Tim Hortons

We end today with Tim Hortons, a Canadian coffee chain founded in 1964. Its specialty isn’t only coffee, but also donuts. For many years it was passed from hand to hand until it was acquired by Burger King. This company ended up specializing in buns, cookies, ice cream and cakes.

Tim Hortons Coffee Startup
Despite its wide variety of products, Tim Hortons admits that more than 50% of its income comes from coffee. Source: InformaBTL

As you have seen, these are the big companies that currently dominate the coffee market. And all are characterized by having diversified and not limited to coffee. For this reason they now offer edible products and even special environments for social gatherings.

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