International cuisine was one of the cuisine types within coffee & tea shop channels, according to GlobalData’s menu intelligence database. In its menu analysis of coffee & tea shop in Ecuador report, GlobalData analyses 274 menu items across coffee & tea shop outlets and provides an overview of various foodservice channels in Ecuador. According to GlobalData, coffee & tea shop makes up 0.429% of all restaurant types in Ecuador. Buy the report here.

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Hot Drinks was found to be the most-used ingredient in coffee & tea shop establishments, featuring in 24% of menu items, followed by fruit and pork. Cheese and nuts & seeds were also significant ingredients. An analysis of menu categories reveals that baked goods & morning goods, hot drinks, soft drinks, meal deals and combinations and sandwiches & wraps were most popular within the coffee & tea shop format.

An analysis of the annual price change between 2022 and 2023 indicates that the average menu prices in Ecuador coffee & tea shop channel have risen by 0.22%. Considering all channels (including coffee & tea shop) the average price change was -3.45%. As on-premises dining gains momentum following the COVID-19 pandemic, the coffee & tea shop segment in Ecuador is expected to experience overall growth. Moreover, the introduction of new menu items that emphasize health and wellness generates interest in those seeking nutritious menu options and greater variety.

Different restaurant types exhibited mixed price movements within Ecuador foodservice market between 2022 and 2023. Of all the restaurant types, coffee & tea shop exhibited highest price hike, while QSR experienced a maximum price decrease.

An in-depth analysis of coffee & tea shop price trends by location reveals consumption trends of each region. The graph below represents the change in coffee & tea shop menu prices between 2022 and 2023 across the top five locations. As seen below, coffee & tea shop menu items in Quito became more affordable as compared to Quito and .

While consumers become more price conscious, operators look for ways to optimize their costs to retain margin and market share. In the Ecuador market, coffee & tea shop operators rely on innovation as a crucial tactic to appeal to customers as well as optimize costs. As increasing number of consumers seek novel experiences, foodservice operators must continuously innovate their menu choices, providing superior taste and quality along with a diverse selection of dishes. Operators should highlight the distinctive tastes and flavors of their food and beverage offerings in a convenient format to enhance customer engagement.

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GlobalData’s Online Menu Intelligence is a database of cost and profit foodservice operators on menus within Foodservice Intelligence Center. The tool’s several search options, such as cuisine, category, menu item, ingredient, and restaurant, help users to conduct focused searches in terms of price analysis (average price and change in prices), menu item claims, popular categories, cuisine/ingredient penetration levels, etc.