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Peru Coffee


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Costa Rica Coffee

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Importing the finest coffees from over 30 countries.

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 Independently owned and operated since 1978.

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From understanding the coffee market and your company’s usage, to green coffee grading and roasting instruction, we’ve got you covered.

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From logistics to our tasting room, our team is here to help you. 

Explore green coffee

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32175 Sumatra Mandheling Grade 1

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33446 Guatemala Huehuetenango Q’Anil SHB

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32570 Decaf Espresso Amani Sana Africa Blend Royal Select Swiss Water


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About Royal Coffee. Green Coffee Importers Since 1978

You know roasting. We know how to select the perfect green coffee beans. At Royal Coffee, our goal is to make the finest green coffee beans accessible to roasting houses around the world.

With over 30 countries of origin, an extensive network of producing partners, and decades of experience in the roasting community, we’re your one-stop shop for purchasing green coffee, education on roasting and brewing, trading support, and logistics.

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Classes & Events

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Tasting Room

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World History & Geography of Arabica Coffee Cultivars

The coffee family tree gets a major overhaul in Royal Coffee’s new and improved genetic map of Arabica’s most famous global cultivars in a newly released infographic entitled World History and Geography of Arabica Cultivars. Take a tour through time and space in coffee plant types, in a new detailed infographic developed by Chris Kornman, the Director of Education for The Crown.

Prints and digital copies are available on the Royal Coffee website, and in-person at The Crown at 2523 Broadway in Oakland, CA.

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The Royal Blog

22 Lb Crown Jewel Summer Update

22 Lb Crown Jewel Summer Update

22 Lb Crown Jewel Summer Update  Hey there, coffee buyers! Since our last update, lots of coffees have been moving, and we’re very excited about what’s in store and on the way. Here’s an update on upcoming Crown Jewels to keep your eyes on:  Upcoming Releases: ...

Interview with Rosalba Cifuentes Tovia of Mayan Harvest

Interview with Rosalba Cifuentes Tovia of Mayan Harvest

I recently sat down with Rosalba Cifuentes, the director and founder of Mayan Harvest, a Chiapas, Mexico-based exporter who has worked with Royal Coffee off and on for the last few years. Rosalba’s a bit of a coffee celebrity, and a familiar face to many in the Bay...

What We Offer

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About Us

Although we consider ourselves an all-around resource for the coffee industry these days, we got our start by purchasing and selling a single bag of green coffee and connecting producers with roasters is still the heart of our business. Not sure what you need or where to start? Get in touch—we’re always happy to help.

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Online Classes

Our hybrid classes cover a range of topics, from green coffee sourcing to roasting and brewing. Each class is taught by an industry expert who brings years of training and on-the-job experience to the table.

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Take your skills to the next level with one-on-one instruction from a coffee professional. Our consulting services include personal roasting lessons, bar skills, cup quality, sensory skills training, and more.

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Tasting Room

If you’re in Oakland, we’d be delighted to have you visit our Tasting Room, where you can experience the full spectrum of specialty coffee. Our tasting room is located in the heart of Uptown, alongside some of the biggest names in the Oakland culinary scene.

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Definitions of the most green coffee, roasting, and brewing terms ranging from the plan itself to trading terms geared towards specialty coffee professionals put together by The Crown.