Stump the Roaster: Berlin, 4th May

Join our European Cafe Imports team for a night of Stumping the Roaster! A focused conversation about roasting coffee, with an extraordinary panel of coffee professionals. The evenings events will talk place Thursday, May the 4th at 7pm at our European office facility: 58 Oranienstrasse, 10969 Berlin. Cafe Imports Europe’s Stuart Ritson will emcee the […]

The Legendary Coffee Tour, Spring 2017

We are pleased to be announcing our Spring 2017 “Legendary Coffee Tour”, hitting a cupping table near you this May! The Legendary Coffee Tour is a travelling coffee education event and celebration presented by our notorious team of Café Imports Sales Reps and Customer Service. In years past, Café Imports has hit the road with […]

Origin Report: Costa Rica

Ever since we bought our first container of Costa Rican microlots in 2004, we have been nurturing and growing our relationships with producers there, only to see the projects, partnerships, and the coffees themselves blossom in ways we honestly just could not have imagined back then. Our operation is extensive in Costa Rica. At our […]

Fresh Crop: Los Naranjos

Two lots from Association Los Naranjos, one of our oldest and most-cherished partnerships, just hit our US warehouse last week.  The video below is a short interview of Fairfield Trading’s Alejandro Renjifo in which he explains the program we have in place to create Los Naranjos offerings. See the two available offerings here before they […]

New Cafe Imports Education page: “How We Cup”

It is with great pleasure that we announce our “How We Cup” installment of the Cafe Imports Education program is officially live! A thorough instructional video along with detailed step-by-step instructions can be found right here:  This video/write-up is an installment of our Cafe Imports Education programming where we aim to provide top-notch specialty coffee […]

New “Regional Select” Program Offering: Nariño

Café Imports is pleased to announce the arrival of a new member to our Colombian “Regional Select” program: Nariño.As always, we believe our Regional Select program allows for the unique flavors and complexities of specific coffee-producing areas to be individually highlighted. This terroir-focused approach celebrates producers in each region; their varieties, their histories and farming […]

Cauca Best Cup – 3rd Edition

Cauca Best Cup – 3rd Edition Popayan, Cauca Colombia Last September we hosted our third-annual live auction of contest winning coffees from a week long event full of cuppings and farm visits in the town of Popayan from the State of Cauca, Southern Colombia. “Best Cup” as we call it, and the winner received $22.00 per pound […]

Introducing: La Bodega, Small Bag Specialty Green Coffee.

We are excited to announce the launch of a new Cafe Imports company, and a new small-bag green coffee-buying experience: La Bodega.With a focus on providing new and emerging roasters access to some of the world’s most amazing coffees, La Bodega offers a variety of options, re-packaged into 50-pound GrainPro-lined jute bags to fit your […]

Stump the Roaster 5: Minneapolis!

WHAT: Café Imports, Roast Magazine, Cropster, and The San Franciscan Roaster invite YOU to an in-depth conversation about roasting at the new Café Imports Warehouse. Free beer and food will be provided by Café Imports, Roast Magazine, Cropster, and the San Franciscan Roaster. WHEN: THIS MONDAY, August 22nd 6-8pm WHO: Emceed by Roaster Joe (Joe […]

Now Hiring: Office Administrator – Cafe Imports Australia

We at Cafe Imports Australia are seeking to hire a new core member of our team! This role will be helping to maintain accounts and business matters for the Australian office. This position will be working on accounting matters including invoice generation and accounts payable/receivable, reporting, administrative office responsibilities, customer service, and assisting with marketing […]

New Warehouse Location

We have officially transfered all operations to our new warehouse location: 2280 Walnut St Suite 200 Roseville, MN  55113   All pick-up orders please head to the small parking lot at the south side of the building.  Office is through the south-facing door. Any questions or concerns, feel free to call our office (1-800-278-5065) or […]

From the Source: Boyce Harries’ Chania Estate — Thika, Kenya

In our latest installment of From the Source: Boyce Harries discusses coffee varieties, coffee mutations, “suckas,” and cross-section examination at Chania Estate in Thika, Kenya. You can find our latest arrivals from Boyce in our Chania Estate and Oreti Offerings.

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours We will be open December 26-29, but will be rather scantily staffed. For this reason, and because trucking is a bit precarious between holidays, it is recommended that you place your orders BEFORE the Christmas holiday for most prompt delivery. Thank you all for your support in 2006, and our wishes for a […]