Citizen Bean celebrates the artistry of the independent coffee roaster. The coffee industry’s third wave roasters, driven by their commitment to sustainability
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 18, 2010
Citizen Bean, citizenbean.com an online subscription coffee-roaster-of-the-month club offers the best sustainable and complex roasts from critically acclaimed small-batch specialty roasters throughout the country, a different roaster every month. This month marks their third anniversary of delivering gift subscriptions to coffee obsessives. To celebrate, Citizen Bean is extending their special gifts to annual subscribers that range from free months of shipping to Bodum French Presses.
"Hard to believe it has been three years on the web," said Mal Stearns, founder, "just goes to show, live what you love..."
Dubbed "Coffee with a Conscience," Citizen Bean celebrates the artistry of the independent coffee roaster. The coffee industry's critically acclaimed third wave roasters, driven by their commitment to sustainability, quality and fair trade, mentoring single-origin, complex coffees with nuances like wine. Citizen Bean partners with the country's most prestigious, passionate, roasters like Stumptown Coffee Roasters, Intelligentsia Coffee Roasters and Doma Coffee Roasting Co.
Each month, Citizens receive a full pound of award-winning coffees; single-origin or signature blends just days after roasting. Alongside each monthly coffee bean selection, subscribers are treated to specially sourced surprise gifts (food pairings) and tasting notes. All these are exquisitely hand-wrapped and packaged with recycled materials. "Turn to the experts," says Oliver Strand of the New York Times. Adventuring with Citizen Bean allows you to experience great coffees and feel good about it too. More than 10% of gross sales are donated to community charities ranging from the "San Francisco Food Bank" to "Friends of World Hunger".
Citizen Bean is a project of Bean Capers, Inc. of San Francisco. To learn more about Citizen Bean, its product offering and commitment to economic, social and environmental sustainability, visit http://www.citizenbean.com .
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