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Peru Coffee


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Coffee Fermentation Continuum


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. 

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La Candelaria Estate, Costa Rica


29257 Costa Rica RFA West Valley La Candelaria Estate

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31242 Guatemala Huehuetenango Txol Witz

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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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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

April 2024 Crown Jewel Update 

April 2024 Crown Jewel Update 

 Good news is on the horizon, coffee buyers!  There are Crown Jewels set to launch all through the month of April, favorites from the Andes topping our list of incoming coffees. While 2023’s austere purchasing led to small quantities of arrivals in the first quarter...

Tabula Rasa – Assume Nothing

Tabula Rasa – Assume Nothing

by Tim Tran "Assume Nothing!" A mantra for The Crown as we worked towards opening our doors in March of 2019, the phrase became a Menu section, encouraging our visitors to drop their preconceptions and be open to new and delicious experiences. And now it's the title...

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.