Coffee

 

At Equal Exchange, our longstanding relationships with coffee co-ops allow us to source the best beans from each harvest. Then we carefully bring out the finest characteristics in these amazing coffee beans with each batch we roast.

Farmer Partners

  • SOPACDI is located in Kivu, DRC, an area that has been wracked by ethnic- and gender-based violence that has destroyed the local economy and all but virtually extinguished the coffee sector.

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  • The relationship between Equal Exchange and the farmers in northern Nicaragua has survived war, embargo, revolution, counter-revolution, and epic hurricanes.

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  • The Association of Small Coffee Producers, "Farmers' Hands" is an organization of small-scale coffee producers in the highlands of southwestern Guatemala.

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Our Products

  • Our origin coffees highlight the nuanced flavors that are unique to specific regions and geography, from fruity and complex Ethiopian beans, to balanced and chocolaty Peruvian ones. Enjoy exploring what each origin has to offer. 

  • Our skilled blending creates layered coffees that draw on complementary features from individual coffees. We work with seasonal coffee beans to draw the right flavors and traits out, achieving consistent and dynamic blend profiles. 
  • Espresso is where our sourcing standards, blending strategy and roasting expertise meet—with impressive results.

  • The Congo Coffee Project was created by Equal Exchange in partnership with the Panzi Foundation to support the medical programs of Panzi Hospital in the D.R. Congo. More

  • This limited edition offering is a light, smooth coffee from the buffer zone of the El Imposible National Park in El Salvador. 

Recipes

From the Blog

  • May 7, 2014·
    Carly Kadlec

    #environment
  • April 25, 2014·
    Sara Fiore

    Coffee lovers are discerning people, and there’s a lot to say about its many flavors, aromas, and origins – but one of the biggest differences between coffees is most striking before it even reaches your cup.

    #coffee #environment
  • March 18, 2014·
    Beth Ann Caspersen

    March is Women’s History Month–the perfect time to highlight a new initiative that I helped create: Java Jog for a Cause. The co-founders and I started out as a small group of women in coffee that serendipitously came together through our mutual interests: coffee, and in particular, women in coffee. We wanted to find a meaningful way to highlight the important role that women play in coffee and pair that with health and fitness.

    #coffee
  • April 1, 2013·
    Tom Hanlon-Wilde

    This July, exactly 10 years after taking a group of food co-op and natural foods store customers to visit with coffee farmers in the village of Coyona in Peru, our same group will return to to see first-hand the impact of Fair Trade.

    #co-ops #coffee #fair trade

Coffee Harvest Seasons