Join us for our virtual event on 8th April with Vava Angwenyi introducing her new book Coffee. Milk. Blood.
IT BRINGS FRIENDS TOGETHER AND HELPS MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND, FUELLING WORK AND PRODUCTIVITY. When it is great though, it can do so much more. A truly outstanding coffee can be an unforgettable sensory experience, bringing you closer to incredible producers in some of the most exotic locations across the globe.
Our business was established in 2013 from a desire to put the humanity back into the commoditised coffee supply chain. Since our inception, we have worked hard to source specialty grade coffee (from the top 5 per cent of what is grown globally) from some cherished relationships we have established over the years. These coffees are the reason we love what we do, we have formed an attachment to them not just because they are extraordinary but because they come to us from some of the most remarkable people and places in the world.
QUALITY IN OUR VIEW, IS NOT ONLY A MEANS OF CONVERTING THE CONSUMER, IT IS THE GATEWAY FOR THAT CONSUMER TO GET TO KNOW THE PRODUCER. THIS, WE FEEL, IS KEY TO GROWING AN INDUSTRY IN WHICH EVERYONE PARTICIPATING CAN THRIVE. Now more than ever, it is imperative the consumer understands the value of what they buy and the costs involved in a fair transaction.
When coffee is excellent, it opens up a conversation to share our stories and relationships with the amazing families who grow it in some of the most exotic locations on earth. Yes it is addictive by nature, but we think it is the romance and drama of its journey to our cup that truly makes it something we can’t live without.
North Star is a coffee company focused on real and true impact founded with a genuine desire to prioritise people and planet over profit. The community we have created over the years is made up of like-minded folk across the world who share our mission of participating in a supply chain that adds real value not just in the spirit of doing the right thing but because it is the only way of guaranteeing a future for those involved in it. We are determined to be able to increase our support over time, making meaningful, profitable and sizeable purchases each year from the partners we work with to truly add value as a buyer.
Like any tribe, we are built on the foundations of what it really means to be a family – there is a desire to protect all that are part of it because we love and care about all members of our #northstarfamily. We embrace themes of quality, social and environmental ethics, transparency, equity, kindness and respect. These values are at the heart of all the relationships we curate whether with our producing partners, wholesale partners or web shop/coffee shop community. Our team are motivated by the possibility of working within this incredible community of coffee lovers, sharing their passion and expertise to better the experience in the cup.