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March | April 2019


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HELP WANTED

Business Manager for Exporter Empowering Coffee Producers. JNP Coffee LLC seeks a business manager for a part-time (25 hrs./week) position in the Boston area. Involves a variety of tasks and responsibilities, with growth to full-time after six months. Send résumé and cover letter to info@jnpcoffee.com.


Prana Chai Account Manager. If you have a passion for the coffee and tea industry, cafe culture, and travel — this job is for you! Prana Chai is hiring a full-time account manager based in California to continue building relationships with the best cafes in North America. For more info, please contact brian@pranachai.com.


Beverage Category Specialist. Are you looking for a career opportunity to share your passion and expertise in coffee? As Beverage Category Specialist at Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, your skills and experience will be combined to serve as a coffee expert, professional barista, mixologist, and brand ambassador—all in one. For more information, visit www.mzb-usa.com/about/careers/.


Production Manager. Andytown is hiring a production manager to oversee 4-6 staff members, daily operations of our production department, and green bean inventory; coordinate wholesale delivery schedule, coordinate coffee releases, and ensure employees are working safely at all times. This is a full-time, salaried position (BOE) with health and dental benefits, and PTO. Please send résumé and cover letter to brenda@andytownsf.com.


Coffee Trader/Sales. Keffa Coffee Importers is seeking a coffee trader to help with customer relations and sales. Two years of experience is preferred. Full-time position. We are located in Baltimore, Maryland. Please email résumés to keffajobs@gmail.com.


Roaster Service Technician. Usonian Systems is looking for a roaster service technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have mechanical repair experience on roasters as well as industry knowledge. Extensive travel is required from our Las Vegas office. Contact Ryan (hello@weareusonian.com) with résumé and brief description of why you'd be a great fit.


Coffee Roaster. Coffeeland Inc., a specialty coffee roasting and manufacturing company, is seeking an experienced coffee roaster for our roasting facility in Ontario, California. We use the best industry equipment and tools, such as Loring Smart Roasters, Agtron and Cropster. This highly caffeinated individual will play a key role in the mission of the company through the development of roast profiles, execution of high standards in roast consistency and exhibiting skill in flavor development. Please send an email to contact@coffeeland.com for more information or to apply.


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.


Sales Rep. Loring Smart Roast/Zendeus is looking for an experienced independent sales representative for the Northeast territory (New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania). Commission only. $100K+. Significant travel involved. Coffee industry experience preferred but not required. To apply, please send your résumé to duncan.elcombe@zendeus.com.

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

Coffee Shop and Bakery in Texas. Created with the intention of providing a beautiful and unique place to gather in historic Downtown Kerrville while enjoying well-crafted coffee and baked goods. Located nearby the university, local shops, and galleries. Strong staff with a manager in place, growing social media, positive reviews, and solid customer base. For more information, contact info@paxcoffeeandgoods.com or 830.315.5000.

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SUPPLIES FOR SALE

Sexy coffee bags (price reduced AGAIN). Going out of business and selling lot of 26,000 bags: 12-ounce, white matte, quad seal, side gusseted, with a tin-tie and degassing valve; 11 inches tall x 4 inches wide x 2-3/4 inches deep. Similar in shape to the Gevalia bags seen in grocery stores. Bags being sold are blank and empty. Selling boxes of 650 bags for $110 each (17 cents per bag). Bags of this quality and style typically sell for 31 cents each. Price does not include shipping. Bags located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Email nymolloy@gmail.com for more information.

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USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

Gothot Ideal-Rapid 1955, 23-kilo roaster. Perfect shape. $70,000. 50 percent deposit secures sale. For inquiries, email kevin@bluebeardcoffee.com.

Cowboy Joe

Ikawa Pro V3. Used on 10 samples roasts. We need to shift investment towards another area of the business and are sad to see it go. $3,500 firm. Retail cost plus shipping was $4,750. Please e-mail danhunnewell@gmail.com for more information.


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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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.

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