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Direct Coffee

Direct Coffee is about creating a long lasting social impact in Africa by using a business approach. We import specialty coffee directly from smallholder farmers in Ethiopia and sell it in Europe in biodegradable Nespresso-compatible capsules, as beans, or ground. For each package our customers buy they support one of the coffeefarmer's kids with a project they choose. For B2C-customers we offer a fully flexible subscription model that makes sure they will never run out of coffee again.
Direct Coffee offers the first fully flexible direct trade coffee subscription which helps a coffeefarmer's child with each package

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2017 Finalist Switzerland

Sub industry

Food, Beverages & Restaurants

Additional Industries
Online Commerce & Marketplaces
Social Impact
Public Health


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