Frequently Asked Questions

What is specialty coffee?

Specialty coffee refers to high-quality coffee that is carefully produced and processed. Specialty coffee typically involves beans grown in specific regions with distinct climates and altitudes, contributing to the coffee's taste profile. The grading of specialty coffee often considers factors like bean size, lack of defects, and flavor complexity. Dedicated roasting techniques further contribute to the beans' qualities, resulting in a premium and distinct coffee experience. In essence, specialty coffee represents a commitment to excellence throughout the entire coffee production chain.

Is Kaap Koffie organic?

Yes! All our coffee is organic.

For coffee to be considered organic, not only our coffee beans must be organically certified, but also our entire supply chain, including farmers, transportation, roaster, and storage. Kaap Koffie adheres to these regulations and has been bio-certified by Skal Biocontrole.

What type of packaging do you have?

At Kaap Koffie, we aim for sustainability throughout our entire supply chain, including our packaging. That's why we use biodegradable and reusable packaging. Biodegradable means our packaging can be broken down by nature's microorganisms.

Where do you roast your coffee?

We roast our coffee at ID Organics in Zaandam, Netherlands The round trip to Colombia takes about five months.Roasting locally ensures the freshness of our beans. IDorganics is an organic food manufacturer. Approximately 40% of their employees have a disability or are otherwise distanced from the labor market. Each employee has a personal buddy and a protected workplace, ensuring a safe and enjoyable work environment.

Why a female farmer corporation?

At Kaap Koffie, our collaboration with a female-led corporation goes beyond business. Many of the women behind this provider for their tamily Additionaly some face societal expectations urging women to stay at home. Wete dedicated to supporting these women, helping them build a secure future for themselves and their families.