US Coffee Statistics

How much do you know about your cup of Joe? Let's break it down.

• Specialty coffee sales have been increasing by 20% on a yearly basis, and they make up almost 8% of the US coffee market that encompasses $18 billion.

• 50% of the US population, which equals 150 million people, regularly drink specialty espresso beverages.

• The average consumption for a United States coffee drinker is 3.1 cups of Joe each day.

• Small, independent coffee houses gross 12 billion total in annual sales.

• The average coffee shop drive-thru sells up to 300 cups of coffee and espresso on a daily basis.

• For all Americans over 18, 50% drink Java daily. However, Finland takes the cake with the highest coffee consumption worldwide each day.

• In the US, men consume as much coffee as women do, though women are more concerned with paying the price for expensive coffee drinks.

• Up to 65% of all coffee that is consumed is during breakfast, 30% is during the day between meals, and the last 5% is with lunch or dinner.

• 35% of US coffee drinkers enjoy their Java black.

• 65% of American coffee drinkers add cream and sugar to their cup of Joe.

• Not surprisingly, Seattle has the highest number of coffee shops per 100,000 residents in the city. Manhattan and San Francisco nearly tie for second but are nowhere near as close in their coffee shop population as Seattle.

• The United States alone imports over $4 billion worth of coffee products on a yearly basis.

* Taken from  thecoffeebump 's blog.


BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever Action Airpot

The BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever-Action Airpot. Thats one gallon of heaVenly liQuid people!

The BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever-Action Airpot is the perfect choice (it is liQuid heaVen's viewpoint, that its THE only one) for fresh coffee dispensing!

This is ideal for a commercial and professional coffee brewing setting because it will allow you to have your coffee kept fresh with the aroma sealed for hours at a time.

The BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever-Action Airpot is transportable, so it is easy to move from one location to another.

It offers a brew-through lid that uses lever-action for added convenience, and it is lined with stainless steel for the best in temperature control.

So many people prefer the BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever-Action Airpot for their commercial or home setting because it allows you to transfer your brew product to any location, all the while maintaining the integrity of its freshness.

Once you begin using the BUNN 3.8 Liter Lever-Action Airpot in your commercial coffee service setting, you will immediately be able to tell the difference in the flavor and taste of your coffee product!

This is the coffee brewing accessory that you are looking for to make your production and service that much easier. You can take that to the bank!

Best price observed on the web is $49.99 from the people at thecoffeebump.com.


Cool Beans Ice Cube Coffee Tray for Iced Coffee

Now this is cool and just in time for the warm summer months.

Coffee ice makes a cooler brew! Love the chilly goodness of iced coffee, but not the way melted ice waters down the flavor? Yeah - well we heard ya!

Your java jolt will keep stronger longer with a Cool Beans Coffee Ice Cube made from real coffee. Just pour your coffee in the molds and freeze. No more watered down iced coffee!

The Cool Beans Coffee Ice Tray is molded from super-strong, dishwasher-safe pure silicone.

Tray measures 8 inches long x 4.5 inches wide. Individual bean molds measure 2 inches.

Available at Perpetual Kid.