Coffee Growing in the Blue Mountains

To celebrate the designation of January 9th as Jamaican Blue Mountain Day in Japan and Jamaica, all Rowan’s Royale is on sale! Starting January 9th, 2019 and occurring each January 9th, we will celebrate JBM day with a sale. This year we are extending the sale until the 19th – a full ten days. Rowan’s Royale is the only certified organic, woman-owned coffee in the Jamaican Blue Mountain region. We think it’s the best coffee in the World, and after a taste, we think you’ll agree whole-heartedly. Click above or shop here to try it for yourself!Read More →

On the Fifth Day of Christmas there are no gold rings for small scale coffee farmers. Do you know that, traditionally, when farmers sell a box of coffee (about 30lbs of ripe red coffee cherries), to a processor, they are paid around 60% of the agreed price per box. Then the final payment (wrongly called bonus) is paid at the end of August or September.  This actually allows the large buyers/processors to invest that 40% to process the coffee to green bean, ship, trade and collect for their sales. The $$$ are never placed in escrow for small farmers and they earned no interest on thatRead More →