Our Valued Sponsor
OpinionsConsumer ReviewsGuides and How TosCoffeeGeek ReviewsResourcesForums
coffeegeek resources
Press Releases
Roast-your-own coffee business goes green
Press release from Green Beanery, Date: September 15, 2004
Recent Press Releases

Bodum USA Recalls Coffee Presses Sold Exclusively at Starbucks Due to Laceration
Press Release, Bodum, Jan 28, 2014

Canadian Coffee Companies Committed to Rainforest Alliance Certification
Press Release, Rainforest Alliance, Oct 17, 2013

Coffee Fest Seattle 2013 Shows Tremendous Strength for U.S. Specialty Coffee Ind
Press Release, Coffee Fest, Oct 10, 2013

CoffeeTalk media annonces winner of Making A Difference
Press Release, Coffee Talk, Sep 18, 2013

SCAA Honors Project Focused on Ending Poverty and Hunger
Press Release, SCAA, Feb 16, 2013

See all press releases.

Submit your press release to our news editor. (submission of press release does not guarantee publication)

The Green Beanery, a non-profit company that aims to help small coffee farmers in the Third World, has become Canada's newest merchant in specialty green coffee beans.

After just six months in business, Green Beanery has emerged as a major player in the home-coffee-roasting market, providing Canadian consumers with the country's largest variety of specialty beans.

"We stock gourmet beans from Malawi, Yemen, India, Papua New Guinea, Burundi -- countries dominated by small coffee farmers with distinctive tasting beans that are generally unavailable here, not just in the supermarket chains but also through high-end retailers such as Starbucks and Second Cup," says Lawrence Solomon, Green Beanery's founder. By bringing these beans to the public, we plan to expand the market for the Third World's small farmers while supporting research into activities that harm small farmers around the world."

Worldwide, the livelihoods of some 30 million people depend on the coffee industry, more than on any other industry.

Green Beanery's profits support the activities of Probe International, a federally-registered charity that fights hydro dams and other large-scale projects that force farmers off their land. Solomon helped found Probe International 20 years ago. He also helped found the World Rainforest Movement, Friends of the Earth Canada, and Energy Probe Research Foundation, among other organizations.

Apart from stocking more varieties of gourmet green coffee beans than any other Canadian retailer, Green Beanery also offers the country's widest selection of home coffee roasters -- a fast growing business -- as well as coffee grinders and other coffee accessories.

"A few lucky people in Canada live next to local coffee roasteries, but these are few and far between," Solomon explains. "For people who like their coffee fresh, almost anywhere in Canada, there really is no alternative to roasting your own."

For more information please contact:
Lawrence Solomon      416-964-9223 ext 241
Green Beanery
225 Brunswick Avenue,
Toronto, ON, M5S 2M6
http://www.greenbeanery.ca

Interactive
Search
Login Password
forgot pw | signup
quickNav
advertisement
sponsorad
Commercial Equipment
Nuova Simonelli, La Marzocco, Rancilio. Nationwide installation. Instant financing options.
www.seattlecoffeegear.com
sponsorad
Stefano's Espresso Care
Repair - Parts - Sales
Factory Authorized &
Trained Technician
www.espressocare.com
sponsorad
Great Espresso at Home
Curated selection of the best machines from La Spaziale, Izzo, Quick Mill, La Marzocco & more.
www.clivecoffee.com
Home | Opinions | Consumer Reviews | Guides & How Tos | CoffeeGeek Reviews | Resources | Forums | Contact Us
CoffeeGeek.com, CoffeeGeek, and Coffee Geek, along with all associated content & images are copyright ©2000-2014 by Mark Prince, all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. Content, code, and images may not be reused without permission. Usage of this website signifies agreement with our Terms and Conditions. (0.114959955215)
Privacy Policy | Copyright Info | Terms and Conditions | CoffeeGeek Advertisers | RSS | Find us on Google+