Subscribers and the culinary community look to Citizen Bean for the best in holiday gifts for the coffee lovers in their lives, and this year, they will not be disappointed.
(PRWEB) September 07, 2011
Citizen Bean, http://www.citizenbean.com, the most respected 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 and features a different roaster every month.
September marks the company’s fourth anniversary delivering gift subscriptions to coffee obsessives. To celebrate this milestone, and in preparation for the upcoming holiday season, Citizen Bean has expanded its product offering and will now feature an additional monthly delivery plans – decaf, in addition to its popular single origin/signature blends and espresso plans. And to ensure the best brewing results, Citizen's “ best of class” add-ons section will introduce a variety of new brewing options. These include pour-over devices from Hario, Planetary eco-storage containers and the newest award-winning grinders from Baratza -- all available at special prices with subscriptions. In addition, Citizen Bean gift experience; packaging, artisan food pairings and accouterments for their subscribers continue to deliver fresh, new enjoyment every month.
Mal Stearns, Citizen Bean’s founder says "The holiday season has always been a great opportunity for us to offer exciting new options to gift-givers. Since we began our service four years ago, subscribers and the culinary community look to Citizen Bean for the best in holiday gifts for the coffee lovers in their lives, and this year, they will not be disappointed.”
Dubbed "Coffee with a Conscience," Citizen Bean celebrates the artistry of the independent coffee roaster like Stumptown, Intelligentsia and Victrola, driven by their commitment to sustainability, quality and fair trade, and winning awards for the best single-origin, complex coffees with nuances like wine.
Each month, Citizen Bean’s subscribers receive a full pound of award-winning coffee; single-origin or signature blends, delivered 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 offerings and commitment to economic, social and environmental sustainability, visit http://www.citizenbean.com. Citizen Bean can also be found on facebook and twitter.