Domestic Coffee Consumption Grows in Guatemala

The domestic consumption of coffee in Guatemala has doubled in the last 5 years from 200,000 to 400,000 quintals.

Monday, March 9, 2009

An article by Cristina Bonillo in described the growing coffee consumption market in Guatemala, noting the recent proliferation of cafes and coffee shops and analyzing the various companies involved in this sector.

Brands such as Café León, Café Barista, McCafé, El Cafetalito and &café have grown in the number of establishments and plan to continue opening shops.

According to statistics from the National Coffee Association of Guatemala, the average Guatemalan consumes two cups of coffee a day.

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