Manish Shah was born in India, and spent much of his childhood in New York. In late 1996, he began Maya Tea Company by selling a homemade blend of Chai tea sold exclusively at a local farmer’s market. As the years progressed, the tea company blossomed to provide hundreds of different varieties of tea and chai, serving customers of all sizes and types around the globe.
Serving our partner coffee bean producers, importers & roasters of specialty coffee.
Costa Oro International has been serving the specialty coffee industry since 2002.The operation is based in Portland, OR and has expanded to the Seattle/Tacoma, WA market during 2017. Our focus brings together the highest standards of warehousing, handling, and nationwide distribution of green coffee, while providing a flexible and receptive environment to conduct business. Our business was created to help businesses like yours provide excellent handling of green coffee and superb shipping from our loading dock, to your customers’ sites.
Roast magazine is a bi-monthly technical trade magazine dedicated to the success and growth of the specialty coffee industry. Roast addresses the art, science and business of coffee roasters by covering the issues most important to them with high quality editorial focused on the technical aspects of coffee.
THE GENUINE ORIGIN PROJECT will be taking the top three winners of the Golden Bean North America 2017 on their annual trip to Guatemala in early 2018! GO is a new coffee importing arm from Volcafe Specialty and ED&F Man, importing high quality coffee grown under an internal set of standards called the Volcafe Way designed to maximize sustainability as well as farmer prosperity, and packed into 65 lb boxes designed to be easily shipped around the US.
Pentair Everpure is pleased to be the presenting sponsor and quality water provider of the Pentair Everpure Golden Bean Coffee Roasters Competition! We have been focused on improving water in innovative ways for over 80 years and are one of the most recognized and trusted brands in the foodservice industry. This dedication to high quality, application-specific water solutions has allowed us to develop an expansive portfolio of technologies and breakthrough solutions. We know the importance of high quality water in your business, which is why Pentair Everpure consistently offers innovative water treatment solutions to passionate baristas and roasters, helping them achieve the perfect coffee and espresso beverages.
Innovation is the technological core of the Rancilio Group. Creativity is stimulated in each and every function within our Rancilio LAB. The Rancilio LAB consists of a close-knit team who, between them, have all the necessary technical skills to cover the engineering aspects of the professional coffee machine industry.
Café Culture is dedicated to the networking and marketing needs of the entire Café Industry. We specialise in tailored marketing campaigns to develop solutions based upon your business objectives. To increase brand awareness, launch a new product and to help your bottom line we offer a range of public relations, media and marketing communication services.
What began in 1997 as a visit to a local roaster/co-op in the cloud forests of Monte Verde, Costa Rica, morphed into personal quest to create an affordable, yet user friendly, home coffee roaster that would enable anyone the means to roast their own coffee and enjoy the true meaning of fresh roasted coffee.