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2020 Coffee Trends

    With a nutty, flowery aroma coupled with a bitter, slightly sweet taste, coffee is an all-time favorite drink of people worldwide. For most coffee lovers, coffee is not just a drink. It is an energy booster, a stimulant in fact, a crucial aspect of their lifestyle. Whether you are an ardent coffee lover or a casual coffee drinker, you need to know about the latest coffee industry trends. With many new varieties being added to the menu each year, let’s take a look at some of the latest coffee trends of the year 2020.

    Ready-to-Drink Coffee


    People today are busier than ever. Millennials are always on the go and want food and drink options that facilitate this lifestyle. From grabbing granola bars to picking up donuts, they prefer everything easily accessible and on-the-go. No wonder pre-made coffee is gaining popularity. As the ready to drink coffee trend is on the rise, you can easily find pre-made frappuccinos, or cold brew at any convenience store. As long as this fast-paced life continues, the ready to drink coffee will continue to be the favorite and most convenient option.

    Dalgona Coffee

    Dalgona coffee drink. Iced coffee with creamy whipped foam and almond milk.

    The fluffy, creamy coffee is the new social media favorite. Instagram and Facebook love Dalgona, so do people who share social media posts. A cup of dalgona coffee is nothing but a mixture of sugar and instant coffee rigorously mixed. As you add the boiling water, you can get the instagrammable froth. Let’s see how long this trend continues.

    Buttered Coffee

    How do you like your coffee?
    Sugar? Lots of creams? Milk?

    Cup of coffee with ghee butter

    This might come as a surprise, but buttered coffee is the latest coffee trend. Also known as Bulletproof coffee, buttered coffee is simply black coffee with a spoon of butter. Wondering how you would feel stirring in butter in your black coffee? Don’t be surprised. It has an excellent taste and provides lasting energy.

    You don’t need to add butter in fact, you can add any medium-chained triglyceride (MCT) oil. Coconut oil is usually considered a viable option. Buttered coffee gives lasting energy as caffeine combines with an MCT oil that is slow energy releasing compound. It not only has an amazing taste but is coupled with numerous health benefits. Caffeine and fats when combined provide lasting energy and mental alertness. This combination is also associated with many health benefits, such as reduced appetite or improvement in complexion.

    Let’s see when buttered coffee goes viral. One thing is for sure; this unique coffee is soon going to be a menu highlight of your favorite coffee shop.

    Nitro Coffee

    Adding butter to coffee is still imaginable, but what about adding nitrogen to your coffee?

    This coffee trend started in 2019 and is still gaining popularity. But why add nitrogen to coffee?
    Nitro coffee tastes great and creates a thick, foamy texture. An additional plus here is you don’t have to add extra sugar. So nitro coffee tastes great and has a creamy texture that is bound to become an all-time favorite.

    Because coffee is such an essential part of our lives, we simply can’t stop experimenting with it. 2020 is going to be a big year for the coffee industry. As younger generations love the newly discovered types of coffee, this year brings many opportunities for the coffee shops around the world.