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The buzz on boutique: coffee consumers in China are driving a surge in specialty cafes

Within the vibrant coffee culture of China lies a fascinating tapestry woven with diverse preferences, evolving trends, and distinctive consumer tribes. Embarking on an exploration of this dynamic landscape unveils the latest insights, trends, and taste preferences of coffee consumers in China. From the gradual ascent of coffee consumption to the emergence of distinct consumer […]

Tim Hortons in China: crafting a Canadian coffee oasis amidst challenging expansion

Tim Hortons in China

Tim Hortons China (天好), the largest franchisee of Tim Hortons globally, holds the exclusive franchise rights for Tim Hortons in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. Since the opening of its first coffee shop in Shanghai in 2019, the brand has experienced rapid expansion. The brand has over 800 stores as of the beginning of […]

How this Chinese coffee brand is saving the monkeys

On 11 November, Yong Pu Coffee and Ant Forest declared their Double Eleven campaign, “Hou Xiang Jian Ni” (“猴想见你”, a wordplay on “really want to see you” in Chinese). Yong Pu launched a limited “forest-flavored” edition. This coffee is dedicated to the conservation project of the black snub-nosed monkey in Yunnan Province. Through “matchmaking” monkeys, […]

Coffee shop implantation in Shanghai

China is becoming a nation of coffee drinkers; Shanghai and Beijing are influencing the rest of China by shifting from drinking tea to coffee, in particular through coffee shops. Speciality beverage industry is growing at a very strong pace and sales are projected to grow at the rate of 40% per year for some categories. […]

Development of coffee market in China

development of Coffee market in China

As standard of living in China continues to improve recently, foreign drinks such as coke and coffee are accepting by an increasing number of Chinese. Coffee is gradually relative to fashion and taste in China, and it becomes a way to show social status. Nowadays, coffee shops are common in many cities in China. Many […]