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SOURCED GLOBALLY

Importing the finest coffees from over 30 countries.

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 Independently owned and operated since 1978.

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GROW WITH ROYAL

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. 

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COSTA RICA

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PERU

28333 Peru FT-FLO/USA Organic Amazonas JUMARP 85+

 

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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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Consulting

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

Green Coffee Field Report: Rwanda’s Dukunde Kawa Cooperative

Green Coffee Field Report: Rwanda’s Dukunde Kawa Cooperative

Kigali, April 2023 Ernest Nshimyimana picks me up from the hotel in Kigali just an hour after I arrive. I’ve already driven three and a half hours this morning, starting on the shore of Lake Kivu in Rwanda’s western province. Now we’re heading north, and the SUV is...

Specialty Green Coffee Cupping Series: Feb 22, 2024

Specialty Green Coffee Cupping Series: Feb 22, 2024

by Isabella Vitaliano Welcome to our Specialty Green Coffee Cupping Series on Thursdays where we highlight recent arrivals. We select several coffees to cup at The Crown and provide more in-depth tasting notes, coffee background, and usage recommendations 31999...

FAF, the Environmental Fortress Farm and the Other Brazil

FAF, the Environmental Fortress Farm and the Other Brazil

Publisher's note: Despite the default impression of Brazil as being dominated by large, mechanized farms, about half of the country’s coffee farmers are small, family-managed operations who process at home and sell to local growers’ organizations to earn their living....

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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Consulting

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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Glossaries

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.