Thanksgiving Coffee was founded in 1972 by Paul and Joan Katzeff, and in the over forty years since has continually brought a passionate voice on behalf of coffee as a force for social justice in the world. Proud to partner with fair trade coffee cooperatives and family farms on five continents, the family-run company is committed to equitable trade, environmentally responsible practices, and sustainable sourcing. Not just a cup, but a Just cup.
Roaster of the Year 2017
Press Release for October 17th, 2016 from Roast Magazine
The best for the world is now the best in the world.
Thanksgiving Coffee honored as Roaster of the Year by Roast Magazine.
Roast magazine’s Roaster of the Year awards recognize companies that roast coffees of superior quality, exemplify a dedication to sustainability, promote employee and community education, and demonstrate a strong commitment to the coffee industry, among other criteria.
Paul and Joan Katzeff at Thanksgiving Coffee Company were honored to have been selected as Macro Roaster of the year, a category for companies roasting more than 100,000 pounds annually.
Thanksgiving Coffee Company, based in Fort Bragg, California, took the top prize for Macro Roaster of the Year, with an output of 550,000 pounds per year. Founded in 1972, Thanksgiving Coffee Company has been a pioneer in promoting quality and freshness in the specialty coffee industry for more than four decades. With its motto of “Not Just a Cup, But a Just Cup,” the company also has been a leader in socially responsible business practices, “cause coffees” and community support.