Australia Coffee Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Australia Coffee Market is segmented by Product Type (Whole Bean, Ground Coffee, Instant Coffee, and Coffee Pods and Capsules) and Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialist Retailers, and Other Distribution Channels).

Market Snapshot

Australia Coffee Market Overview
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
CAGR: 2.19 %
Australia Coffee Market Major Players

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Market Overview

The Australian coffee market recorded a revenue of USD 2.36 billion in 2020, and it is projected to reach a CAGR of 2.19% during the forecast period 2021-2026.

The majority of coffee consumers are purchasing a different variety of coffee via online delivery channels. A large number of consumers are ordering their coffee online, thus, increasing the consumption of at-home coffee consumption. ​According to the analysis of Mordor Intelligence, the growth rate of at-home coffee increased to 37% in March 2020 in Australia.

Coffee is popular among Australians. Consumers have a wide variety of preferences in the coffee they consume. Companies are expanding their footprints in the market with new and innovative product launches to strengthen their presence in the region.

Moreover, Australian consumers are keen on gaining an overview of the entire supply chain of food and beverage, including coffee. Therefore, consumers are readily looking for certified coffee products to be ensured about the credibility of their coffee purchases.

Scope of the Report

Coffee is the most popular and consumed brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans. Further, the Australian coffee market is segmented by product type and distribution channel. On the basis of product type, the coffee market is segmented under whole-bean, ground coffee, instant coffee, and coffee pod capsules. Based on the distribution channel, the market is segmented under supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, specialist retailers, and other distribution channels. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done on the basis of value (in USD billion).

By Product Type
Whole Bean
Ground Coffee
Instant Coffee
Coffee Pods and Capsules
By Distribution Channel
Convenience Stores
Specialist Retailers
Other Distribution Channels

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Key Market Trends

Consumer Demand for Certified Coffee Products

Australian consumers are keen on gaining an overview of the entire supply chain of food and beverages, including coffee. Therefore, consumers are readily looking for certified coffee products to ensure the credibility of their coffee purchases. Certifications offer various third-party assurances to the consumers. Moreover, companies can switch to environmentally friendly farming practices, including organic certifications.

Furthermore, certified coffee products are an assurance of sustainability and quality involved during the production of coffee. Apart from importers, several manufacturers and retailers across the country are focusing on catering to the rising preference for sustainable coffee. Numerous coffee certification organizations are engaged in keeping a check upon the production procedures and supply chain of coffee provided by the leading coffee producers, who supply various coffee products to Australia.

Australia Coffee Market Key Trends

Instant Coffee Holds a Significant Market Share

Convenience is the foremost factor driving the instant coffee market in Australia, as it is easily prepared compared to fresh coffee. The haste lifestyle of the consumers is aiding the market of convenient food. The distribution of the product is equipped by a majority of the retail channels. The instant coffee market is highly competitive due to the presence of numerous global players in the market. Companies are competing with other companies through joint ventures, partnerships, and product launches to stay in the market. Sighting the rising demand for instant coffee, in 2020, Nestlé launched Starbucks® premium instant (soluble) coffee. The new range consists of Medium Roast and Dark Roast coffees, various coffee beverages, and a tea latte. 

Australia Coffee Market Growth

Competitive Landscape

The Australian coffee market is a competitive market, with the presence of both prominent global players as well as various regional players. The Australian coffee market is a highly dynamic market as it is subject to rapid changes in consumer preferences. The coffee market in the country also has the presence of several single-store independent coffee shops that tend to differentiate themselves based on the quality of coffee offered. Some of the major players in the market are Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Vittoria Coffee Pty Ltd, Nestle SA, Luigi Lavazza SpA, Conga Foods Pty Ltd, and The Coca-Cola Company, among others.

Recent Developments

In February 2020, Lavazza Australia launched a barista-inspired premium whole coffee bean collection, known as Espresso Barista. The product is available on the company’s new e-commerce site, lavazza.Com.Au.

In March 2019, Nespresso launched a new coffee pod. The limited-edition Master Origin Costa Rica is available across Australia and comes in a sleeve of ten pods for AUD 9.50.

In March 2018, The Kraft Heinz Company acquired Cerebos Food & Instant Coffee business in Australia & New Zealand and the Asian Home Gourmet Singapore business in a transaction valued at AUD 290 million (approximately USD 227 million) from Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables and Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Whole Bean

      2. 5.1.2 Ground Coffee

      3. 5.1.3 Instant Coffee

      4. 5.1.4 Coffee Pods and Capsules

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

      2. 5.2.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.2.3 Specialist Retailers

      4. 5.2.4 Other Distribution Channels


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Jacobs Douwe Egberts

      2. 6.4.2 Vittoria Coffee Pty Ltd

      3. 6.4.3 Nestle SA

      4. 6.4.4 Merlo Coffee

      5. 6.4.5 Five Senses Coffee Pty Ltd

      6. 6.4.6 Global Beverage Solutions

      7. 6.4.7 Luigi Lavazza SpA

      8. 6.4.8 Honest Coffee Roasters LLC

      9. 6.4.9 The Coca-Cola Company

      10. 6.4.10 Conga Foods Pty Ltd

    5. *List Not Exhaustive


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Australia Coffee Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Australia Coffee Market is growing at a CAGR of 2.19% over the next 5 years.

Nestle SA, Vittoria Coffee Pty Ltd., JAB Holding Company , Luigi Lavazza S.p.A., Conga Foods Pty Ltd are the major companies operating in Australia Coffee Market.

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