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For thirty years, Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting has freshest, most optimally prepared cup of coffee available. Word quickly spread in Santa Cruz, and we soon developed a loyal following of discriminating coffee aficionados.
_____When Transfair brought Fair Trade certification to the United States, we enthusiastically embraced the concept. Our co-founder, Colleen Crosby, became a vocal proponent for fair trade, educating the public about it’s importance and actively encouraging other roasters to consider the merits of purchasing their coffee from Certified Fair Trade sources. For Colleen, who had witnessed the plight of the South American coffee farmers first-hand, promoting Fair Trade was more about making a difference in the lives of others than it was about selling a product.
_____We would like to thank you for taking the time to visit Santa Cruz Coffee Roasting, and are grateful for the opportunity to show you why coffee lovers appreciate the difference.
been dedicated to achieving roasting perfection. Our small-batch roasting process is designed to bring out the finest subtleties from each of our premium quality coffee varietals. We believe in establishing strong and lasting relationships with the growers worldwide who provide our coffee, with a firm emphasis on sustainability and social responsibility. Our motto is “quality coffee for quality life” - for coffee lovers as well as our farming partners.
_____When we first opened our doors in 1978, specialty coffee had not yet become a cultural phenomenon. At this time, the average coffee drinker asked only that their drink of choice was hot, caffeinated, and could be tolerated with milk and sugar. One of our early goals was to educate the public about the wonderful variety and subtle qualities that existed in the different coffees of the world. Soon after, we innovated the BrewBar®, which allowed our customers to enjoy the
A Brief History of the Roaster View Santa Cruz Coffee's Photo Gallery View Photos of Santa Cruz Coffee's Trips to Sources
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