Posts Tagged ‘Relationship Coffee’

What is Fair Trade Coffee?

When a product features the Fair Trade USA logo, the nonprofit organization Fair Trade USA has certified that the people who produce that product are justly compensated for their work; in the case of fair trade coffee, the Fair Trade logo indicates that coffee farmers have received a price per pound that equates to livable Read more

What is Relationship Coffee?

Many roasters use the term “direct trade” to describe some or all of the green coffee they purchase for roasting, and there are numerous definitions of direct trade among roasters. At Batdorf & Bronson we use the term “Relationship Coffee” to describe not only the obvious, that we know the farmer personally and have visited Read more

Family Farms

I realize that I can overlook some of the most amazing things about B&B: the stellar coffees, my creative co-workers and the comfortable environment where we work.   Between the to-do lists, the next “immediate” project and the daily meetings, what we do as a company sometimes slips through the cracks. Last week I walked in Read more