The Coffee, Tea and Spices Wholesaling industry imports and distributes important grocery staples, including tea, coffee, cocoa and spices. Britain is the world's second-largest consumer of tea and the largest drinker of instant coffee in Europe, with an average of 165 million cups of tea and 70 million cups of coffee consumed every day. Each Briton devours 7.5 kilograms of chocolate a year, making the United Kingdom the third-largest chocolate consumer in the world. Britain's large South Asian community means that spices are popular for curries and home cooking.
This industry wholesales coffee, tea, cocoa and spices. Wholesalers perform no additional processing beyond repackaging; instead they focus on storing and distributing products.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.