Quality

  • I select only the highest quality, organic, Arabica coffee.

Flavor

  • I only roast in small batches to ensure quality, flavor and freshness.
  • I roast coffee "To the bean".
    This means my coffees are labeled by "Country of Origin", rather than "light roast", "dark roast", etc. That's because I attempt to let the bean tell me where the most flavor is. Some beans need to be roasted more or less than others, in order to achieve their best flavor.

Freshness

  • I always ship within 24 hours of roasting.
  • Each bag of Bud's Beans is labeled with the Roast Date.
  • I seal my beans in high-quality bags with off-gassing valves to ensure flavor and freshness.

Fairness

  • I work closely with my supplier to ensure the beans I roast are as fair to the environment and the growers as possible.
  • The USDA is a bit behind the times with their certification.
    Some 'USDA Organic' coffees are grown on plantations that destroy acres of bird habitat. We can do better than that. The beans I roast are held to a higher standard of sustainability.
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