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5 Black-Owned Coffee Brands To Gift Your Loved Ones This Holiday
If you’re anything like me, coffee has been your saving grace this year among all the chaos. A good cup of coffee has become part of my morning routine and something I look forward to each day.
The coffee industry is filled with white male roasters and owners of coffee brands, but there are Black-owned coffee brands making strides in the industry.
If you’re looking for beans to gift your coffee-loving loved one this holiday season, consider one of these Black-owned coffee brands:
You can find Blk & Bold in Whole Foods Market, Target, and directly from their website. Gift your loved one with their coffee subscription which includes small-batch roasts and specialty teas.
The brand donates 5% of all sales to support at-risk youth.
Boss Blend Coffee is founded by Kalisha aka Fly, an Afro Cuban woman sharing her love of coffee and coffee culture through the brand’s amazing blends and branding.
Try the Noche Buena, a holiday exclusive with notes of chocolate, vanilla, and dried fruit.
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, this brand focuses on normalizes coffee culture in the Black community. Founder Bartholomew Jones designs apparel with phrases such as “Love Black people like you love black cxffee and “Make cxffee black again.”
Based in Baltimore, this brand sells beans from Ethiopia, Rwanda, Guatemala, Colombia, and Peru. In addition to selling amazing coffee, they have a blog, video series and podcast discussing the business of coffee.
Located in Charleston, South Carolina, this coffee brand focuses on ethical and sustainably sourced coffee globally. You can order beans sorted from Burundi, Ethipopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.