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Coffee Association of Canada Celebrates National Coffee Day by the Numbers


Monday, September 16, 2019 5:00:00 PM

(The Coffee Association of Canada) - With 14 days until National Coffee Day (September 29, 2019), the Coffee Association of Canada is celebrating Canada's favourite beverage… by the numbers…

Coffee by the Numbers

1*
Coffee is the most popular beverage among adult Canadians over 16 – even more than tap water.

2.8*
The average # of cups of coffee Canadian adults drink daily, with more choosing larger sized cups vs 2018.

3 to 4
The # of cups of coffee a day that may be associated with a lower risk of death and developing heart disease compared to drinking no coffee at all.

4
Unsweetened coffee is listed as one of only 4 "healthy drink options" other than water in the new Canada Food Guide.

5*
The % of Canadians purchasing ready-to-drink coffee in a bottle or can (which has more than doubled in the last 5 years).

35*
Canadians under this age are more likely to drink "gourmet" coffee beverages: espresso based (cappuccinos, macchiatos americanos etc.) and non-espresso-based beverages (nitro, cold brew, frozen blended).

72
The % of Canadians 16-79 who drank coffee yesterday (compared to 63% of Americans)

100+
The # of coffee experts who will come together at the Coffee Association of Canada Conference on September 23 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

500,000
The # of participants in a 2018 study that found that coffee may boost chances for a longer life including in those drinking at least 8 cups per day, in both slow and fast metabolizers of caffeine, and in consumers of ground, instant, and decaffeinated coffee.

*Source: 2019 Coffee Association of Canada "Canadian Coffee Drinking Trends Study"