Global Coffee Capsule Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Material (Aluminum, Compostable, PBT Plastic), By Application (Residential, Commercial), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores, Online Stores, and Others), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2023 - 2033.

Industry: Food & Beverages


Global Coffee Capsule Market Insights Forecasts to 2033

  • The Global Coffee Capsule Market Size was Valued at USD 6.9 Billion in 2023
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 7.48% from 2023 to 2033
  • The Worldwide Coffee Capsule Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 14.2 Billion by 2033
  • Europe is Expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period.

Global Coffee Capsule Market

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The Global Coffee Capsule Market Size is Anticipated to Exceed USD 14.2 Billion by 2033, Growing at a CAGR of 7.48% from 2023 to 2033.


Market Overview

A coffee capsule is a container made of plastic or aluminum that holds coffee instead of a paper filter. As it is made specifically to function with a certain brand or system, it is often distinct from other items. Single-serve vacuum-packed coffee capsules require the right equipment to be utilized. Consumers who are worried about their health are drinking more coffee. Consequently, manufacturers introduce novel formulations, such as coffee capsules, into the market. By boosting fatty acid oxidation and metabolism as well as releasing fatty acids from fat cells, caffeine also improves athletic performance. Coffee's anti-cancer qualities have contributed to its rising appeal among health-conscious customers. Due to the high local demand for coffee, coffee producers are expanding their product lines to accommodate local tastes and customizing their packaging to appeal to local customers. It is thus expected that this will have a favorable effect on the expansion of the coffee capsule business. The rise in coffee consumption outside of homes is mostly being driven by the younger generation. The demand for coffee makers is predicted to rise due to the expanding middle class, urbanization, and rising salaries.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for the global coffee capsule market based on various segments and regions forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the global coffee capsule market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the global coffee capsule market.


Global Coffee Capsule Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2023
Market Size in 2023:USD 6.9 Billion
Forecast Period:2023-2033
Forecast Period CAGR 2023-2033 :7.48%
2033 Value Projection:USD 14.2 Billion
Historical Data for:2019-2022
No. of Pages:210
Tables, Charts & Figures:95
Segments covered:By Material, By Application, By Distribution Channel, By Region
Companies covered:: Starbucks Corporation, illycaffè S.p.A., Coffeeza, The Kraft Heinz Company, Dualit Limited, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS, RAVE COFFEE, Nestle Nespresso SA, Gourmesso Coffee, Blue Tokai Coffee, Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., Gloria Jeans, DD IP Holder LLC, com, and other key companies.
Pitfalls & Challenges:Covid-19 Empact, Challenges, Growth, Analysis

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Driving Factors

The demand for non-alcoholic drinks has increased. Fruit juices, bottled water, carbonated soft drinks, and RTD coffee and tea are examples of non-alcoholic beverages. Increased health consciousness, changing lifestyles, expanding urbanization, and more disposable income are all expected to contribute to a growth in the use of non-alcoholic beverages. Popular non-alcoholic beverages like coffee are appreciated for their aroma and high caffeine content. Moreover, it is the second most exported commodity globally, just behind oil. The benefits of coffee for health are driving up consumption, and the growth of coffee shops is driving up the need for coffee capsules. Coffee capsules are pre-measured, ground, and tamped to guarantee accurate extraction, which helps allay concerns about mediocre or low-quality coffee. Coffee capsules have a longer shelf life than regular coffee pods and can hold flavor and smell until they are opened. The main benefit of using coffee capsules to prepare coffee is that no particular culinary knowledge is needed. They also have a variety of tastes. These factors are expected to increase demand for coffee capsules, which will speed up revenue growth in the market.


Restraining Factors

The market for coffee capsules is expected to decline, nonetheless, due to the negative effects of packing. The combination of plastic and aluminum in coffee capsules makes them non-recyclable. Packaging for aluminum and plastic capsules is thrown away in spite of efforts to encourage recycling. Recycling necessitates separating two materials. At a standard recycling plant, though, it is not feasible.  The land is largely in landfills as a result. Recyclable coffee capsules are challenging due to their complex packing.


Market Segmentation


The global coffee capsule market share is classified into material, end user, and distribution channel.

  • The aluminum is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period.   

Based on the material, the global coffee capsule market is divided into aluminum, compostable, PBT plastic. Among these, the aluminum is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period.  Aluminum coffee capsules have become much more popular recently due to their versatility and simplicity of usage. Aluminum coffee capsules are becoming more and more popular among consumers who want to make great coffee fast and easily without having to grind their own beans or measure out coffee grounds. The rising demand for single-serve coffee machines like Keurig and Nespresso is the main factor driving the market for aluminum coffee capsules. Customers might easily brew a single cup of coffee using these devices, which are made to work with pre-packaged coffee capsules. Many of these machines use metal capsules, which create an airtight seal that preserves the coffee's flavor and freshness. 


  • The commercial segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period.   

Based on the end user, the global coffee capsule market is divided into residential and commercial. Among these, the commercial segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period. There are a number of benefits to using coffee capsules in the industrial environment. For companies wishing to provide a variety of coffee alternatives without having to invest in specialized equipment or pay trained baristas, coffee capsules are an economical and sensible solution. Additionally, coffee capsules reduce waste and disorder, which is helpful in busy work environments where efficiency and neatness are crucial. As more companies understand the advantages of utilizing single-use coffee capsules to provide their staff or clients with superior coffee alternatives, the commercial market for coffee capsules has been expanding recently. However, there are also worries about how single-use coffee items affect the environment. As a result, several companies are looking for more environmentally friendly options, such as compost or recyclable coffee capsules.


  • The supermarkets & hypermarkets is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period.   

Based on the distribution channel, the global coffee capsule market is divided into supermarkets and hypermarkets, specialty stores, online stores, and others. Among these, the supermarkets & hypermarkets is expected to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period. Food, drink, and home products are available in a large assortment at supermarkets and hypermarkets. Supermarkets and hypermarkets provide a wide variety of products under one roof, including several brands of coffee capsules. Supermarkets and hypermarkets offer designated sections for coffee capsules, giving customers a plethora of options from which to pick. Coffee capsule manufacturers sell straight to dealers or distributors, who then resell the capsules to distributors in supermarkets and hypermarkets. Depending on customer demand, the distributor at supermarkets and hypermarkets maintains a variety of coffee capsules. The makers of coffee capsules find it simpler to target their consumer base at hypermarkets and supermarkets due to high foot traffic.   


Regional Segment Analysis of the Global Coffee Capsule Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)



Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market over the predicted timeframe.


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Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global coffee capsule market over the predicted timeframe. APAC market growth is being significantly influenced by factors such as consumers switching from tea to coffee and changing lifestyles. Asia-Pacific customers, particularly those in China, India, and Japan, like to buy products that are beneficial to their health. The APAC market is growing due to the region's robust need for innovative products. The Asia Pacific region is witnessing expansion in the coffee capsule market due to the increasing demand and supply of coffee makers.


Europe is expected to grow at the fastest pace in the global coffee capsule market during the forecast period. Customers can use coffee capsules, also called coffee pods, to quickly and simply make one cup of coffee at home or at work. A number of factors, such as the increasing popularity of single-serve coffee and the trend toward home brewing, have contributed to the demand for coffee capsules in Europe. Consumers want easy and quick ways to savor delicious coffee at home without having to invest in bulky, costly coffee makers. The ease of use and portability of coffee capsules have increased their appeal. Their pre-measured, pre-ground, and pre-packaged qualities make them a hassle-free option for time-pressed clients.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global coffee capsule market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Key Companies

  • Starbucks Corporation
  • illycaffè S.p.A.
  • Coffeeza
  • The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Dualit Limited
  • Nestle Nespresso SA
  • Gourmesso Coffee
  • Blue Tokai Coffee
  • Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
  • Gloria Jeans
  • DD IP Holder LLC
  • com
  • Others


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting And Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In April 2024, in combination, Starbucks and Nespresso unveiled a brand-new campaign to bring the Starbucks coffee experience home with Arabica coffee capsules that work with the Nespresso machine. The goal of the new campaign is to showcase Starbucks' excellent coffee in a variety of tastes.
  • In February 2024, one of the top producers of coffee, Nestle S.A., announced the introduction of their new line of organic coffees. The Nespresso Brazil Organic Coffee Capsule is the newest item to be introduced under the organic line. This new product is a 100% Arabica mix obtained sustainably.
  • In June 2022, Gourmet coffee company Coffeeza has introduced a new line of recyclable aluminum coffee capsules. To prepare espresso, cappuccino, and latte, insert these coffee capsules into a suitable coffee maker.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. Spherical Insights has segmented the global coffee capsule market based on the below-mentioned segments: 


Global Coffee Capsule Market, By Material

  • Aluminum
  • Compostable
  • PBT Plastic


Global Coffee Capsule Market, By End User

  • Commercial
  • Residential


Global Coffee Capsule Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Stores
  • Others


Global Coffee Capsule Market, Regional

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Uk
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

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