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Single Estate Coffee Roasters

Single Estate, based in the Netherlands, runs a direct trade of green coffee, which was established in 2007. The company started roasting its own coffee in 2009 to provide a continuous and stable supply of delicious coffee. A barista who worked in the store won a world championship of AeroPress in 2019. In the same year, the company opened a coffee bar to directly communicate the appeal of coffee to consumers. We interviewed Mr. Bass Burghoorn, the founder of the company, who says, “Coffee also can be a good business.” Making specialty coffee more accessible. Single Estate operates a coffee bar as well as wholesales its own roasted coffee beans to over 100 customers at restaurants and bars. Bas, who founded the company in 2007 at the age of 27, has been leading and growing the company as the manager by running direct trade, which makes him ahead of the trend. Bas states, “Don’t get me wrong but it’s not impossible to make good coffee. If you buy expensive coffee from good farms and roast it carefully, you can make good coffee, but that doesn’t lead to business. The definition of good coffee differs from person to person, so you have to match your product with customers’ preferences or vice versa.” This is also the reason why he opened a coffee bar in 2019 that “anyone can easily enter.” With the idea of not wanting the bar to be just an ordinary coffee place, the baristas provide a place where they can directly tell customers about the stories of the farms, specialty coffees, and brewing methods. “The store is a showroom, so to speak, to...

Single Estate Coffee Roasters

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