CLASSIFIEDS


HELP WANTED

Regional Sales Manager. Groundwork Coffee specializes in batch-roasted, certified organic coffees and artisanal teas. We are looking to hire an energetic, talented, and tenaciously customer-centric regional sales manager (RSM) to join our growing team! The RSM will be responsible for the development and implementation of growth strategies, expansion in the food service channel, and the acceleration of Groundwork Coffee presence in the western region. As the voice of the customer and marketplace, the RSM will play a pivotal role in diversifying Groundwork Coffee market visibility through new segments and channels. Qualifications include five or more years of sales management experience; five or more years of food service experience; and coffee sales experience in the on premise channel and with distributors. If you love a great cup of coffee (or tea), embody a positive attitude and are enthusiastic about sales, please apply today! Send résumés to jobs@groundworkcoffee.com.


Seeking consultant. Marcela Coffee grows its high-grade varieties of specialty coffee at high altitudes in Jinotega, Nicaragua, and sells direct, wholesale or retail. Seeking consultant to provide marketing advice, taking into consideration the quality and variety of various lots, as applied to suggested pricing and potential customers. Should be grading knowledgeable and be familiar with compatible potential customers. Send résumé to Hugh Morgan, producer, at hugh@hjmorganlaw.com. Phone 305.296.7559.


F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc. has been roasting and distributing coffee in the Los Angeles area for more than 50 years and is looking for a dynamic outside sales representative with coffee industry experience. See our indeed.com page for job details via gavina.com/careers, or send a résumé to hrconnection@gavina.com.


Head coffee roaster. Urth Caffé, located in Southern California, is looking for a head coffee roaster. We have a long history of exclusively roasting high-quality heirloom, organic coffee, and ship internationally.
 
The head roaster will be responsible for:

  • Meeting the highest quality production standards
  • Roasting coffee
  • Tasting and cupping
  • Maintaining inventory
  • Purchasing
The ideal candidate will be an expert coffee roaster and possess a passion for excellence. We currently roast coffee on a Loring full-bag roaster and a Probat UG22. We offer an excellent benefit package; pay is DOE.
 
Apply at urthcaffe.com or call 213.628.8616.


Green coffee procurement/buyer: Founded in 1934 as a local coffee roaster outside of New York City, Barrie House Coffee Company, LLC is now a leading manufacturer of traditional and single-cup beverage products. We source the finest ingredients from farmers and supply chain partners we trust, and artfully transform them into best-in-class products with fair and sustainable pricing.

We are looking for an experienced coffee professional to join our team as our green coffee procurement/buyer: a responsible, organized team player that has at least seven years’ experience buying coffee; someone with exceptional cupping and roast profiling skills, as well as an understanding of buying coffee on contract. For a full description of the position, visit barriehousestore.com or submit your résumé to careers@barriehouse.com.


Looking for a roaster for our commercial roasting department. Experience with Lilla roasters is preferred. Please email your résumé to terry@kmocoffee.com.


Sales manager. One Village Coffee is part of an equitable, transparent and innovative vertical supply chain with its coffee-producing parent company, Shared-X. As a result of this partnership, One Village Coffee is positioned to expand nationally to sell coffee produced through Shared-X supply channels. The company is seeking an energetic, motivated, high-level sales manager to lead this growth. The sales manager will oversee sales strategy, sales team members, and overall approach to customer engagement. A minimum of five years in the coffee industry and three years of management experience is required. Send résumés to support@onevillagecoffee.com.


Commission-based Outside Sales Rep for Single-Serve Pod Manufacturer. Stella Brands Packing & Printing is the only pod manufacturer that is also a printer. This gives us the ability to offer the best price for private-label small runs and deliver faster than the competition. Contact brent@stellabrands.com.

COLLABORATORS WANTED

The Chain Collaborative provides support for projects in the coffee lands through collaboration and partnership. There are many amazing projects at origin and likewise there are many amazing coffee lovers looking to make a difference. We believe projects will only be stronger, more sustainable, and more responsive to real needs of coffee communities with collaborative support from all players in the supply chain. How do we do it? We provide developmental support to NGOs and nonprofits in coffee-growing regions. We connect coffee companies to projects they can directly support at origin. We offer monitoring and evaluation of existing projects at origin. We consult with all partners to make projects more sustainable and responsive to the needs of the beneficiaries. We build industry solidarity to pull resources together in creative, collaborative ways. We raise awareness in the coffee industry about sustainability and the supply chain. And we drink lots of coffee.  If you want to collaborate with us or be a part of our team, contact nora@thechaincollaborative.org.

HELPFUL ORGANIZATIONS

Cup For Education is a non-profit organization designed to help poor rural coffee communities of Central and Latin America build schools within their communities and assist in providing them with teachers and the basic tools needed to educate the future generations of coffee farmers. Cup for Education sponsors a teacher for the Solidarity School in the community of Los Alpes in Jinotega, Nicaragua. Entering its second year, Karen Gordon, president and founder of CFE, says, “We are pleased to have raised enough funds to enable us to sponsor the teacher again for the school. The additional teacher allows this community to send children to school to further their education by another grade level.” For more information, go to cupforeducation.org or call 800.458.2233.

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Twelve years in business turn-key coffee roasting/retail/wholesale for sale by owner. 4,500-square-foot leased facility in Nevada (1 hour drive from Las Vegas). Some of the assets included are: Loring S-70 Peregrine 70-kilo roaster with hopper scale and destoner (purchased new in 2015), 75-pound total capacity industrial burr grinder, AMS auger filler, weigh and fill systems, and more. For more information, list of equipment and pricing, please email roasterpartner@gmail.com.


Dynamic San Francisco boutique coffee company is seeking investor/operational manager to replace current managing partner. Interested individuals should have in-depth experience in the specialty coffee business, with an emphasis on brick-and-mortar management and customer service. A capital investment will be required. The company currently operates two cafes in prime San Francisco locations and is seeking an individual with the energy, passion and vision to grow our unique brand. With almost 10 years in business, we have a proven concept as one of San Francisco’s finest espresso and drip coffee purveyors. Current managing partner is pursuing other opportunities outside of coffee and is willing to sell at reasonable values. New partner would join the company as general manager with full support of current owners and staff.

All serious, qualified applicants/investors are encouraged to send a résumé and brief personal statement to coffeeopp1@gmail.com. Terms will be discussed in person with qualified candidates. This is a unique opportunity for the right person!


Coffee farm in Costa Rica—for sale/co-ownership opportunity. Located in an area known as the “Tuscany of Central America,” our 5-acre farm is situated on a beautiful river at 1,300 meters with more than half the land devoted to high-grade arabica. There are multiple home sites and roads, amazing views and swimming holes, and it’s less than an hour to the beach. In addition to coffee, there are a wide variety of fruit and hardwood trees as well as a seasonal spring.

There are several potential options regarding this property, the first being an outright sale, another being a partnership where we co-own the farm in some capacity. Financial verification and a pleasant disposition are required to be considered.

Please visit fincapz.com, and/or contact Justen at mountain444@yahoo.com or 720.771.9482, for additional details and pricing.

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USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Giesen W15A coffee roaster and electrostatic filters. White, three years old, great condition. $45,000. Email olja@dropbox.com for more information and pictures.


Loring S15 Falcon. Lightly used Loring S15 Falcon with less than four months of roasting time. Purchased in 2016. Vent stack is also included.  Roast capacity is 3–4 batches an hour (75–100 pounds roasted). Located in Massachusetts and available for test runs. Asking $73,000, excluding shipping. Buyer is responsible for arranging pick up. For details and inquiries, please email james@royalny.com.

Cowboy Joe

Ashe 10-lb. fluid-bed coffee roaster with cooling chamber. Used only moderately. Excellent condition. $6,995. Sells new for $7,995. Shipping and crating negotiable. Email dwf19155@reagan.com for more information.


Coffee Pro dual-drum sample roaster. $3,000. Gas hookup. Includes afterburner. Indianapolis area. Please email jeford134@gmail.com for more information.

Cowboy Joe

Probat afterburner for sale. Thermal afterburner with Power Flame natural gas burner installed in 2011. Works great! We don’t need it after installing a Loring. $20,000. For more information, contact matt@anodynecoffee.com or 414.276.8081.

Cowboy Joe

Probat G60, 1967 fully refurbished and functional with a Kromschroder burner control and VFDs for all motors. Includes lots of spare parts, plus a destoner. A test or inspection can be arranged before purchase. $95,000. Email coffee@heartroasters.com for more information.

Cowboy Joe

Large Wilbur Curtis liquidation sale. D500s, G4s, TFT15Gs all available at half of Curtis dealer price. All equipment is in B+ to A+ condition. Some items are brand-new in box! Over $150,000 worth of equipment must go. Perfect for a roaster/company looking to get into OCS channel. Email ryan@ferndellcoffee.com for more information. Payment terms, credit card and shipping available.


Gino Rossi 44/65 PN50 pod machine. Manufactured in 2001. Single/double pod tooling. Last used in July 2018. $40,000. Email vinnysg@rocketmail.com.

Cowboy Joe

High-speed 2-Lane Single Serve Packing Line. Produces 3,600 cups per hour. Manufactured August 2015. Includes in-line flavor pump, screw conveyor, diverter plate counter, nitrogen tunnel, static bars and tea heads. Price is $85,000. Installation and onsite training available. Contact brent@stellabrands.com.

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