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Where Do Coffee Shops Get Their Coffee Beans? There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly

Updated: Feb 29

There’s nothing quite like the taste of freshly ground coffee. It’s no wonder every

good coffee shop uses coffee beans to make their customers’ orders. But where do

they get those beans? And can you get them for your business too?

In this post, we’ll explore just how easy it is to offer Barista coffee to your customers

– whatever your business.

A Common Mistake

If you want to serve the same delicious coffee as a dedicated coffee shops, it’s only

natural your first port of call will be the shops themselves. In many cases, they’re

happy to sell the coffee beans they use to customers – whether that’s on behalf of

their supplier or just for their own profit.

That’s fine for people who just want to try the coffee at home as a one-off. But for

businesses, it’s not a very sustainable option. Coffee shops will be selling their beans

with a decent margin on top of the price they paid, and the stock is never guaranteed.

You could return for more in a few weeks to find they only have enough coffee beans

for their own customers until their supplier makes the monthly delivery. That’s not

even mentioning the hassle of going back and forward between your business and

the coffee shop just to buy beans.

As for the taste, it’s never going to be as fresh and flavourful as coffee beans bought

directly. So, is there a better way?

Finding Your Own Supplier

From tea shops and restaurants to cocktail bars and gastro pubs – the best option for

any business is to go directly to a coffee bean supplier. That way, you get the

freshest coffee beans delivered directly to your door at the best possible price.

That’s exactly what we offer at The Runner Bean Coffee Co. We provide a weekly

coffee bean subscription for vendors in any industry. Simply sign up for £80 a week

and get six 1KG bags of incredible coffee beans delivered every Monday.

In short, you’ll never have to worry about ordering or running out of coffee beans

again! Fancy a change? There’s no obligation or contract, so you can cancel at any


The Best Coffee For Your Customers

The next question is which coffee beans are best for your customers? Fortunately,

we also have our own mobile coffee bar, selling delicious coffee directly to


For our coffee bar, we choose to stock Old Brown Java. This coffee is dark and slow

roasted, bringing out more of the flavour, aroma and unique terroir of its origins. It

has a distinct nutty taste, which our customers love – whether it’s in a milky coffee,

black coffee or espresso.

We also stock Santa Rosa coffee from Honduras. These beans are strictly high

grown (SHG), meaning they mature more slowly. The result is an intense, rich flavour

that’s packed full of flavour.

Try Our Coffee Beans For Yourself

Want to find out more about our subscription service or any of our products? Our

team is always on hand to help. Call us on 01635 867009 or email – we can’t wait to hear from you!







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