Berkeley’s CoRo sets standard in coffee sharing by helping other brands
Bay Area CoRoasters Holding Fundraiser for Women Coffee Producers in Honduras
Bay Area business can be ruthless, with competing entities constantly trying to dominate each other right out of business.
It’s a little bit different at CoRo in Berkeley.
Bay Area CoRoasters, also known as CoRo, is a co-roaster to more than 20 separate, small coffee companies who come to the Fifth Street facility to process their beans. Including its four full-time employees, and eight part-timers, CoRo employs, or helps employ, about 50 people.
CoRo Member Roaster, Souvenir, opens a new cafe in Albany
In celebration of International Coffee Day, Bay Area CoRoasters, is hosting a fundraising party to support women coffee producers in Honduras with microcredit loans. The event will be held at CoRo on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., and will include music, games, food and drinks.
CoRo Member Roaster, SloJoy, Named on KQED's List of "5 Bay Area Coffee Roasters You Need to Know (If You Don't Already)"
“Berkeley-based Souvenir Coffee Co. opened its second location. Found on Solano Avenue in Albany, the new café is in the former Squeeze Juice Bar space. Although it’s smaller than Souvenir’s original Claremont Avenue location, it affords plenty of inviting seating (and a standing bar) for customers who want to stay a while to leisurely enjoy their coffee”
CoRo Coffee Room Named as 2018 Standout Cafe by Daily Coffee News
One of CoRo’s awesome Member Roasters, SloyJoy, was recently featured on KQED’s list of "5 Bay Area Coffee Roasters You Need to Know (If You Don't Already).” SloJoy, who was a featured roaster in CoRo Coffee Room for the last 2 months, recently opened their own cafe in Jack London in Oakland. Be sure to check them out!
CoRo Featured in City of Berkeley Manufacturing Day Celebration
CoRo Coffee Room was recently chosen by Daily Coffee News as one of the standout new cafes of 2018! Thank you to everyone in our coffee community for an exciting first 6 months!
Poems Unfold From Every Bag of Nomadic Coffee
October 5, 2018
In commemoration of Manufacturing Day 2018 (October 5), CoRo partnered with the City of Berkeley to celebrate the local people and businesses who make up the East Bay manufacturing community.
Importer Grand Paradé Hosting Kenyan Coffee Event in Berkeley
From the coffee to the poetry, Nomadic Coffee seeks equity and social involvement throughout the chain.
From Bay Area CoRoasters Comes the CoRo Coffee Room in Berkeley
Bay Area CoRoasters held a discussion led by Joseph Kieyah, chairman of the 19-member task force commissioned by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to implement reforms designed to improve the coffee sector.
CoRo Coffee Room Redefines Locally Roasted and Fresh
For the past two years, Bay Area CoRoasters (CoRo) in Berkeley, California, has been helping ignite coffee brands in the Bay Area by providing a shared production roasting space with knowledgeable staff alongside a dazzling range of commercial roasting equipment.
Bay Area Co-Roasters four production roasters, a cupping room, and two processing spaces in which coffee can be weighed, bagged, and sealed, and its cafe opened in July.