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Olympia Coffee & Moonrise Bakery: Now Living Wage Certified

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Olympia Coffee & Moonrise Bakery: Now Living Wage Certified
Olympia Coffee and Moonrise Bakery are proud to announce that we have just been certified as a Living Wage for Coffee Employer! And not only that, but we've been awarded the highest tier, Living Wage Leading Plus. In our mission to improve the quality of life for our staff, our coffee producers, and and our communities, this independent certification is a huge step towards the kind of transparency and accountability we believe in and advocate for.

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Olympia Coffee Signature Series: Sweetheart Blend

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Olympia Coffee Signature Series: Sweetheart Blend

All love stories begin with that little tug on the heartstrings, that tiny inkling that one might have found something truly special. A little sappy, maybe, but for us here at Olympia Coffee, that “something special” has always been our relationships with our farmers and our commitment to improving quality of life for them, their communities, and the entire sourcing pipeline. And so, when it comes to our Sweetheart Blend— a mainstay on our coffee lineup— our farmers are at the very heart of it. With a certain notoriously saccharine holiday peeking around the corner, we’re waxing sentimental about the...

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Raaka x Olympia Coffee

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Raaka x Olympia Coffee

Raaka chocolates have been a popular mainstay in our cafes and this month, we’re unveiling our first collaboration chocolate bars: Turkish Coffee and Bergamot Vanilla Latte! There are lots of similarities between the chocolate and coffee supply chains and Raaka is a leader in sustainable, ethical cacao trade. Today, we want to share why the work Raaka is doing is so important, and how it makes their chocolate so delicious!     Q1. Nate & Oliver met a while back and instantly connected over shared values. Nate, what are some of the similarities you’ve found between the coffee and cacao...

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January 2021 Global Coffee Updates

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January 2021 Global Coffee Updates

Happy New Year. We are excited to source, roast, and brew some of the very best coffees in the world in 2021.  

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2020 Coffee Transparency Report

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2020 Coffee Transparency Report

While 2020 threw a number of previously unimaginable curve balls in our direction, we at Olympia Coffee remained committed to our core mission to improve the quality of life for coffee farmers, for our staff, and for our communities. 2020 tested our determination and resilience, and— supported by our communities and the hard work of our staff— we are proud to have continued the industry-leading work we call Fair For All. This was our third year using the Fair For All certification, and this marks our fourth annual Transparency Report. Special Projects & Initiatives Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide Olympia Coffee...

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