Want to build a sustainable coffee shop? Use these data-driven strategies for minimizing waste, smarter reuse and recycling, reducing energy usage, and beyond.
We explored the financial side of coffee roasting: profit margins, return on investment, startup costs. Get a deep look into the upside and risks of roasting coffee here.
Getting away from buying coffee from another roaster, and instead choosing to roast in-house, is a badge of honor for many in the coffee industry. Taking ownership of the quality and experience, creating your unique coffee menu, building a stronger brand—it’s a natural next step for many coffee shops looking to continue growing their business.
The best thing about the coffee industry is the people in it, so we’re pulling back the curtain to spotlight the amazing team we have here at Bellwether. Who: Greg DawsonRole: Director of CoffeeLocation: Sacramento, California As Bellwether’s Director of Coffee, Greg oversees our Green Coffee Marketplace, as well as all roasting and quality control-related […]
We’ll help you sort through it all in our latest guide on coffee bags and packaging. In it, we explore all the choices you’ll have to make before you place your first order of bags, like:
As Bellwether’s Senior Sustainability Manager, Grayson leads sustainability research and pushes the boundaries of what it means to source coffee sustainably for our Green Coffee Marketplace through initiatives like Tip the Farmer™, Verified Living Income, and her work as the SCA USA Environmental Sustainability Coordinator.