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Braamfontein is the melting pot of Joburg: commuters, businessmen and students flank the busy streets. The gears of this neighbourhood are oiled by the coffee roasted at
The leaders of Fairtrade coffee in the city is the Bean There Coffee Company. The roasters invest heavily in Ethiopian coffee farms. This coffee company has three roasteries across the country: two in Johannesburg and one in Cape Town. Bean There’s Ethiopia roast boasts a floral aroma with a round acidity and citrus overtones and has proven to be their best seller.
It’s all about the journey towards the best cup of java. That’s how Urban Grind sees their method of roasting the finest arabica in Joburg. The Parkhurst coffee roasters train some of the best baristas in the country and welcome people to come in, sit down and enjoy their brews for free…as long as you lend an ear to the roasters as they tell you all about their passion for coffee. Don’t mind if we do…
With over 50 years of experience in the coffee industry,
Have we left out your favourite coffee roasters? Let us know in the comments section below. Also, do us a solid and show this lovely little article to those java-obsessed friends of yours.
By Shawn Greyling