Top 80 coffee bar brands in Europe

Coffee Island

2019 was an expansive year for the largest European coffee shop concepts. The ranking of the top 80 brands shows around 7 percent more locations as of the reporting date of 31 December 2019, bringing the total to 18,838 stores (previous year 6 %). An exclusive analysis by foodservice Europe & Middle East, which presents the market even before the corona pandemic.

The top three players strengthened their dominance on the European continent once again: Costa Coffee (previous year +9 % to 3,174 stores), McCafé (previous year estimated +4 % to 2,893 stores) and Starbucks (previous year +5 % to 2,813 stores). Nearly 2,000 units now separate third from fourth place. The names of the top ten remain unchanged - only their arrangement has changed slightly: McCafé has pushed Starbucks to third place, and the Greek chain Gregory's takes ninth place from the Russian brand Shokoladnitsa.

The ten leading brands combine about two thirds of the total of 80 concepts listed. The short profile lists the latest developments and trends in the current foodservice Europe & Middle East.

The growth stars in absolute figures are called 2019 Costa Coffee with +251 coffee bars. Since 2018, Costa has been in the hands of the beverage giant Coca-Cola. In second and third place Coffee Like (+241) and Starbucks (+140). In relative figures, the Russian chain One Price Coffee is the leader with +1,040 percent. Second place goes to Coffee Way (+67 %) and third place to Cofix (+60 %) - both also from Russia.

The current issue of foodservice Europe & Middle East also takes a look at the market in times of Corona. The pandemic has hit the industry hard.

2019: Top 80 coffee bar players in Europe

Quelle: foodservice E&ME 2-3/2020
RR'18BrandNo. Of Units1 vs.'18
11Costa Coffee31749%
55Caffè Nero8492%
66Coffee Like70452%
77Espresso House4708%
88Coffee Island4545%

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