Our Story

We know coffee. It’s our bread and butter, but it’s never basic. Coffee has been around for centuries, but it never stops evolving and neither has our team. Chemex? Slow-Drip? Nitro?! These terms are all French (press) to a barista who doesn’t know what they’re doing.

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Direct Trade- What’s It All About?

Fair Trade. You may have heard the term before. Simply put, these organizations create trading partnerships with farmers that are based on dialogue, transparency and ultimately, respect. Choosing to support #FairTrade is part of a growing movement in 2019 towards ethical consumerism, the conscious decision to only purchase products that are ethically produced and not harmful to society and the environment.

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Coffee Connoisseur Culture: A Trend with No End in Sight.

Although the ‘Coffee Connoisseur,’ the ubiquitous bespectacled and often slightly shaking (from frequent overpriced espresso consumption) hipster-snob-hybrid seems to be a product of the last decade or so, coffee culture dates back to 14th century Turkey. 

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#DeathBeforeDecaf? Coffee’s unloved step-child gets a makeover

For many, caffeine is an essential component of every morning and without it they simply would not be able to function. Social media is populated by memes: “I’m sorry for what I said before I had my coffee,” “Coffee: Because Anger Management is Too Expensive,” and our favourite “The most dangerous drinking game is seeing how long I can go without coffee.”

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