It was hot. It was dusty. And before the next mortar round struck in Afghanistan, we poured another round of coffee. It was 2008 and we each were in need of caffeine.
Years later, we randomly bumped into each other at a coffee bar in Bangkok and the real coffee journey began: the journey where coffee farmers are treated like humans and where the coffee they produce tastes damn good too. What we found out on our travels became the impetus for Seven Seas Roasting Co: what most call fair trade is nothing more than an airline calling economy seating comfortable. It’s a sham.
So, we set out to change that.
Eric and Rob