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Sweetwater Organic Coffee Co.

Joined in April 2019

About Us

Sweetwater Organic Coffee Co. is Florida’s 100% fair trade, organic, specialty coffee company. Located in sunny Gainesville, Florida, Sweetwater imports all of its coffee directly from small-scale coffee farmer cooperatives via a unique, principle-driven, supply chain called Cooperative Coffees. As an importer, roaster, wholesaler, and online retailer of some of the world’s best ethically sourced, specialty-grade coffee, Sweetwater is deeply committed to long-term, direct working relationships with its trading partners and customers.

Sweetwater Organic Coffee employees are proud to be involved with:

Cooperative Coffees - Cooperative Coffees’ goal is to make coffee-growing a sustainable and beneficial endeavor for farmer families and their communities while providing its members with exceptional coffees.

Fair Trade Federation - The Federation is part of the global fair trade movement, building equitable and sustainable trading partnerships and opportunities to alleviate poverty.

B-Corp Certification - Certifies businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. 

Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) - The SCA is a non-profit member-based association offering world-class specialty coffee events, research, and education. Sweetwater operates an SCA Premier Training Campus and has two Authorized SCA Trainers (AST) on staff.

Sweetwater Organic Coffee Co. is Florida’s 100% fair trade, organic, specialty coffee company. Located in sunny Gainesville, Florida, Sweetwater imports all of its coffee directly from small-scale coffee farmer cooperatives via a unique…

Issue Areas Include

  • Agriculture
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Poverty

Location

  • 1331 South Main Street
    Gainesville, FL 32601

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