Founded in 1971, Coffee Holding Company manufactures, roasts, packages, markets, and distributes roasted and blended coffees. In essence, it is an integrated wholesale coffee roaster and dealer. Headquartered in Staten Island, New York, the Company is a family operated business. Mr. Sterling Gordon founded Coffee Holding Company, Inc. The Company’s Chief Executive Officer is Mr. Andrew Gordon, and its Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer is Mr. David Gordon.
Regarding the Company’s specialty green coffee, Coffee Holding Company buys premier specialty green coffee from around the globe. Its offerings include Organic, Fair Trade, and Rainforest Alliance certified coffees.
Furthermore, the Company is one of the foremost manufacturers of corporate brand coffee in the United States. Coffee Holding packs for wholesalers and retailers throughout the Continental United States as well as internationally.
Its branded coffee includes Café Caribe, a specialty espresso; Fifth Avenue, a blended coffee; and S&W Premium. In addition, the Company’s branded offerings include Via Roma, an Italian espresso; Café Supremo, a specialty espresso; and Don Manuel, made from premier 100 percent Columbian coffee.
Furthermore, Coffee Holding’s branded coffees include Luava, a special Arabica blend for the People’s Republic of China; and Premier Roasters, a 100 percent Arabica gourmet whole bean coffee. The Company also provides coffee and equipment by way of its food service program. It develops custom blends and custom packaging. Additionally, it can implement an equipment program for a customer.
Moreover, Coffee Holding Company has its Teton Tea business, focusing on high quality specialty teas. The design of the Company’s Teton Tea program is threefold;
- For coffee roasters re-selling to wholesale accounts.
- For retailers using tea for internal consumption.
- For tea specific businesses.
Coffee Holding Company private label and branded coffee products sell across the U.S., Canada and overseas to supermarkets, wholesalers, and individually owned and multi-unit retail customers.
In June 2016, Coffee Holding Company announced a new partnership with Smart & Final Stores LLC. Smart & Final is a value-oriented food and everyday staples retailer. It operates 290 grocery and food services stores under the “Smart & Final,” “Smart & Final Extra!” and “Cash&Carry Smart Foodservice” banners in six western states.
In addition, Smart & Final has 15 stores in northwestern Mexico operated through a joint venture. Coffee Holding Company will produce Smart & Final’s complete line of private label coffee products under its Ambiance private label brand name.
Also, at the end of June 2016, Coffee Holding Company announced that it completed its earlier announced acquisition of substantially all the assets of Coffee Kinetics LLC. Coffee Kinetics is a Washington limited liability company (LLC), doing business as Sonofresco.
Sonofresco is a manufacturer of commercial table top coffee roasters and a wholesale supplier of green coffee beans. Revenues produced by Sonofresco are split nearly equally between sales of roasting machines and sales of unroasted green coffee beans. Furthermore, Coffee Holding Company now ships its flagship brand, Café Caribe, to more than 900 Food Lion grocery stores across the Mid-Atlantic states.