Smells Coffee is a place to share ideas to build a successful small coffee shop business

There is a lot of information on starting and running a coffee shop. At times, it can be overwhelming. I have done my research and at Smells Coffee, I will share relevant information and ideas to make a good coffee shop. I will also cover product reviews and on all things coffee. This is still a new site (started early Oct 2016) and more useful articles will be posted and updated all the time.

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Coffee Trivia

#1. How much coffee does an average American drink?

In the USA, men drink as much coffee as women. They consumed an average of 1.6 cups per day per person.  But women are more concerned about coffee price than men.

Among coffee drinkers, the average consumption in the United States is 3.2 cups of coffee per day. This translate to about 400 million cups of coffee per day. This makes the United States the leading consumer of coffee in the world!

#2. What percentage of people drink coffee?

In 2016, more than 50% of Americans over 18 years of age drink coffee every day i.e. more than 150 million of daily drinkers.

And about 30 million American adults drink these specialty coffees daily: espresso, mocha, cappuccino, latte, café mocha,  frozen or iced coffee beverages.

#3. Coffee Shop Business in the USA

In 2016, there are around 24,000 Coffee Shops across America.

Based on available data, about  50,000 more Coffee Shops will open for business within the years to follow. average Espresso Drive-thru Business sells approximately 200-300 cups of espresso and coffee based drinks per day.

As a guide, the average Espresso Drive-thru business sells between 200 to 300 cups of both espresso and coffee based drinks per day.

The National Coffee Association and The Specialty Coffee Association of America

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While women drink coffee as a way to relax, men drink coffee to help get the job done.