Through craft roasting coffee in Portland, OR., Central City Coffee supports the clients and mission of Central City Concern. Central City Coffee is in the unique position to promote opportunities for economic growth, linking coffee farmers in producing countries to Portlanders working to break the cycle of addiction and poverty.
Velocity Blend contains coffees from producing partnerships with Cuatro M Cafes in El Salvador and El Paternal Estate in Guatemala.
Velocity Decaf is sourced with the same care as our other coffees in conjunction with our partners at Swiss Water Process Decaf Coffee.
Rwanda Burmera is an award winning coffee from numerous small farms in Rwanda''s Southern province near Nyungwe National Park, a tropical forest famous for its primate and bird diversity.
Through sourcing and roasting exceptional coffees, Central City Coffee provides job training opportunities for previously homeless people. Sales of Central City Coffee supports Central City Concern’s mission by providing clients with opportunities to learn transferable job skills through the coffee trade; specifically evaluating taste, packaging, sales and distribution, and wholesale account management. Central City Coffee is in the unique position to promote opportunities for economic growth, linking coffee farmers in producing countries to Portlanders working to break the cycle of addiction and poverty.
Coffee drying at Burmera Washing Station.
Image copyright Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers
Central City Coffee manages every aspect of the enterprise, including job training programs, green coffee sourcing and product development, expanding wholesale accounts, and customer support and training. We are committed to sharing the science, artisanship, and trends in specialty coffee while creating opportunities for personal and economic growth throughout coffee’s supply chain.
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