'India's coffee consumption up by 3%'
The country consumed 1.71 million bags of 60 kg each (1.03 lakh tonnes) in 2010, it added.
The consumption of the brew in India, the world's sixth biggest exporter, has grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 per cent during 2001-2011, ICO said.
The country consumed 1.02 million bags (61,200 tonnes) of coffee in 2001, ICO data said.
The per capita consumption in India, however, remained unchanged in 2011 at 0.1 kg per person per year since 2008, it said.
That apart, the data shows that consumption rate halved in 2011 year-on-year, when compared to the growth achieved in 2010.
In 2010, the consumption of the brew grew by more than 6 per cent to 1.71 million bags as compared to 1.61 million bags (96,600 tonnes) in 2009.
ICO added that "However, there is clearly much potential for growth, particularly in countries with large populations such as India, Indonesia and Mexico."
The growth in coffee consumption in India is more than the global rate.
Global consumption grew by 1.7 per cent to an estimated 137.9 million bags in the 2011 calendar year compared to 135.6 million bags in the 2010 calendar year.
According to the government-run Coffee Board of India, the domestic consumption of the brew rose by 6 per cent to 1.08 lakh tonnes in 2010 from 1.02 lakh tonnes in 2009.
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