2019 DISPENSED BEVERAGE REPORT
In 2019, the dispensed beverage category is the high-octane fuel powering convenience stores’ foodservice programs. Foodservice beverage items are the most popular purchase at c-stores, with 68% stopping in for a drink compared to 65% for gas, according to Technomic’s C-Store MarketBrief Q4 2018. Check out the consumer data that will help retailers supercharge the category.Consumer Preferences
TOTAL DISPENSED BEVERAGE PURCHASES
From 2016 to 2018, the number of consumers who purchased beverages from the fountain/cold beverage dispenser rose by 4 percentage points, according to Technomic.
Dispensed Beverages At A Glance
68.4%: Amount of consumers of hot dispensed beverages who say availability of healthy options drives their c-store visits, compared to 62.2% of all c-store consumers, according to Technomic Ignite consumer data