Transparency Is Cool
The supply chain doesn't need to be opaque. Know what you're paying for and who's gettin' paid. The following is an average breakdown of what goes into producing one 12 ounce box of Yacuanquer, Colombia.
The commodity price of coffee generally hovers around $1/lb. When it dips below, it can make it difficult for producers to afford paying for the basic needs of production the following year. On average we pay $4.50/lb.
$3.70 per 12oz
Cost of Production - $8.79
Cost of Retail - $17.50
Our mark up: 1.99x
Cost of delivering un-roasted coffee to our facility. Does not include shipping costs post- production.
Water weight loss refers to the change in weight of coffee before and after roasting. Lighter roasts lose less weight, darker roasts, more.
We keep our packaging sustainable and recyclable where we can. As more
environmentally friendly packaging becomes available, expect us to pick it up.
This number includes rent, natural gas, storage, receiving, and equipment use.
All workers deserve to
earn a living wage.