Category Archives: Our Values

Living Our Values: The Right People in the Market

We are incredibly lucky to have the hard work of our coffee producers represented by some of the brightest and most talented roasters in the world. People like Sidney Kao of Coffee Sweet in Tapei, who represents precisely the kind

Living Our Values: The Right People in the Market

We are incredibly lucky to have the hard work of our coffee producers represented by some of the brightest and most talented roasters in the world. People like Sidney Kao of Coffee Sweet in Tapei, who represents precisely the kind

Living Our Values: The Right People at Origin

What makes a coffee ‘specialty’? We believe it goes beyond cup score and is ultimately about the people involved. From the agronomists who strategize and train workers on soil nutrition and plant care, to the workers who carry out these

Living Our Values: The Right People at Origin

What makes a coffee ‘specialty’? We believe it goes beyond cup score and is ultimately about the people involved. From the agronomists who strategize and train workers on soil nutrition and plant care, to the workers who carry out these

Living Our Values: The Collaborative Model

Below is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. The CCS team has always been made up of people who have worked throughout various parts of the coffee chain. We are and have been baristas, barista

Living Our Values: The Collaborative Model

Below is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. The CCS team has always been made up of people who have worked throughout various parts of the coffee chain. We are and have been baristas, barista

Living Our Values: Why we set the benchmark at 86

The following is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. Number one on our list of values is “We seek the right quality.” We often describe ourselves as an “86 company,” meaning we begin with

Living Our Values: Why we set the benchmark at 86

The following is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. Number one on our list of values is “We seek the right quality.” We often describe ourselves as an “86 company,” meaning we begin with

Living Our Values: Celebrating Quality

The following is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. Number one on our list of values is “We seek the right quality.” We use the word “seek” very consciously. We like to think we contribute

Living Our Values: Celebrating Quality

The following is a excerpt from our report Collaborative Coffee Source, Living Our Values 2017. Number one on our list of values is “We seek the right quality.” We use the word “seek” very consciously. We like to think we contribute