Carrboro Coffee Roasters is a premier small batch artisan roaster that has drawn international attention. Their success lies in an unwavering commitment to sourcing the finest coffee through direct relationships at origin, expertly roasting these beans, and delivering a premium product to wholesale accounts and coffee lovers throughout North Carolina and beyond. They are equally dedicated to coffee education and training to ensure the best cup is brewed, and serve their award-winning coffee at two flagship shops, Open Eye Café in Carrboro and Caffe Driade in Chapel Hill as well as many fine cafes, restaurants and retailers throughout the region and beyond.
Carrboro Coffee Roasters is a local business with a worldwide reach that is committed to community. This is seen in their dedication to building sustainable, direct relationships with coffee farmers and their communities and sharing those relationships back home. In this way Carrboro Coffee Roasters works within and gives back to Chapel Hill / Carrboro, the Triangle and beyond, directly connecting them to the crop. In the process, Carrboro Coffee provides a better product and a better life for coffee growing farmers.
Carrboro Coffee’s Direct Relationship Coffees are sourced with these ideals in mind, and are the result of frequent visits to its origin. In addition to finding the best tasting highest quality coffees in the world, they are careful to select coffee that is grown and processed humanely and sustainably, and allows the farmers the means to live decently.
Carrboro Coffee Roasters is equally dedicated to the art and the science of roasting their carefully sourced beans. Each roast is individually tailored to the specific needs of the coffee, and the best roast profile is constantly adapted to deliver the finest cup. By letting the coffee dictate the roast, they avoid a standard ‘style’ or roast degree. Every coffee is different and must be respected for its unique characteristics. To act on behalf of the coffee is to ensure that all of its intrinsic glory can be realized in the cup.