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Coffee: Our Universal Language

Bridging Oceans, Blending Cultures

Welcome to our seaside roastery, where the rhythm of the waves and the sea spray meet the aroma of freshly ground beans.

In a world as vast and diverse as ours, coffee stands out as the universal language that transcends cultural and geographical boundaries. It's a language spoken in the quiet of the morning, in bustling cafés, and in moments of shared solace. Whether shared between friends or savored in solitude, coffee speaks to the heart, offering comfort and inspiration.

It's a language of warmth and welcome, of new beginnings and of old traditions. It's a symbol of hospitality, a catalyst for conversation, and a ritual that connects us to the heartbeat of the earth—grounding us in the present and inspiring us to embrace the day ahead.

At Wonder Waves Coffee, we regard coffee as the vessel that navigates the wondrous oceans of our planet and bridges the people and places on either ends of them—uniting us in a common experience. Throughout our voyage, we invite you to pause, to savor the moment, to cherish our human connection, and to discover the spirit of the sea in every cup of our specialty-grade coffee.

Not Your Typical Coffee

Close To The Ocean, Far From Ordinary

The journey of our ocean-inspired coffee begins with the careful selection of specialty-grade beans, sourced from the world's most renowned coffee-growing regions. Each of these beans is a testament to our commitment to quality, ensuring that every sip you savor is a voyage of flavor and aroma.

Unlike marketing terms like "gourmet coffee" and "premium coffee," specialty-grade coffee is a regulated distinction and recognized category of coffee in and of itself. At Wonder Waves Coffee, all of our coffee offerings are specialty grade.

So what does this mean exactly? This means our coffee beans are as top-notch as they come, carefully chosen and expertly roasted to ensure that every cup stands apart in quality and flavor.

Specialty-Grade Coffee

What is specialty coffee?

Specialty coffee is defined by its exceptional quality, scoring over 80 points out of 100 when evaluated by certified tasters. According to the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), 350 grams of green coffee are analyzed to ensure it's free of any primary defects and has no more than five secondary defects.

This grade of coffee is grown in specific geographical areas and microclimates by small producers prioritizing quality from farm to cup. Every step—planting, harvesting, selecting, processing, storing, roasting, grinding, and extracting—is meticulously handled to produce a coffee with complex flavors.

Buying these beans supports fair prices for coffee farmers, ensuring they are compensated fairly for their arduous work and dedication to producing high-quality coffee. This not only improves their livelihoods but also encourages sustainable farming practices that help maintain the quality and availability of specialty coffee for future generations.

Lower-Grade Coffee

What's the difference between specialty coffee & "Premium" or "Gourmet" coffee?

The superior quality of the beans is what sets specialty-grade coffee apart from other grades. This results in a more flavorful and consistent cup of coffee. It's important to note that terms like 'premium' and 'gourmet', while commonly used in marketing, lack the stringent standards that define specialty coffee.

Premium Coffee:

Premium coffee can be defined as a clean, acceptable bean with a distinctive flavor in the cup but one that didn't achieve a high enough score to be classified as specialty. Some commercial coffee brands offer above-average coffee that falls into the premium category.

Gourmet Coffee:

Gourmet coffee lacks a strict definition and can include specialty coffees and premium coffees, or it can be used as a marketing term. Generally, "gourmet" refers to foods meticulously selected to preserve their quality, often resulting from excellent harvesting or processing and consumed by individuals who appreciate their superior attributes.

SPECIALTY COFFEE (Ours)

AWARDED 80+ POINTS ON THE OFFICIAL COFFEE GRADING SCALE

TOP-QUALITY, SPECIALTY-GRADE COFFEE BEANS WITH ORIGIN TRACEABILITY

ALWAYS SMOOTH, FULL-FLAVORED & WITH FLAVOR DEPTH

HAND-PICKED BY REAL PEOPLE TO ENSURE IDEAL RIPENESS & HEALTH

ROASTED TO ORDER WITH CARE & IN SMALL BATCHES

SOLD ON DEMAND BY INDEPENDENT BRANDS, LOCAL BUSINESSES & ARTISAN ROASTERS

Standard Coffee (Others)

SCORES LESS THAN 80 POINTS ON THE OFFICIAL COFFEE GRADING SCALE

MASS-PRODUCED, LOW-GRADE COFFEE BEANS OFTENTIMES WITH LIMITED TO NO TRACEABILITY

POSSIBLY FLAT & GRAINY WITH A BITTER AFTERTASTE

STRIP-PIECKED BY MACHINERY & WITH MIXED RIPENESS LEVELS

PRE-ROASTED CONVENTIONALLY & HANDLED IN BULK

USUALLY FOUND STOCKED IN CHAIN SUPERMARKETS & CAFES

Rising Above Where It Counts

Every Bag Of Coffee We Sell Is...

SPECIALTY GRADE

ETHICALLY TRADED

ROASTED TO ORDER BY HAND IN SMALL BATCHES

DELIVERED RELIABLY AT PEAK FLAVOR

CUSTOM PREPARED TO YOUR LIKING

PURE & NATURALLY FREE FROM ADDITIVES

BIODEGRADABLE & COMPOSTABLE

GROUNDED IN SUSTAINABILITY

MEASURABLY & TRANSPARENTLY IMPACTFUL

PURPOSE DRIVEN

FUTURE ORIENTED

HAPPINESS GUARANTEED

Covering All Brews

Your Coffee, Your Choice

At Wonder Waves Coffee, we understand that coffee is a personal experience that starts with the perfect grind. That’s why we offer four distinct types of grinds, tailored to suit your brewing method and taste preferences:

  1. Fine Grind: Optimal for espresso machines, where a fine grind can extract the deep, complex flavors under high pressure.
  2. Medium/Drip Grind: Perfect for drip coffee makers and pour-overs, it’s the best choice for those who enjoy a balanced flavor profile.
  3. Coarse Grind: Ideal for French presses and percolators, this grind size allows for a slower extraction that fully immerses the flavors.
  4. Whole Bean: For those who love the ritual of grinding their own beans to capture the coffee's full potential and freshness.

Whether you're crafting a robust espresso or a smooth pour-over, we ensure that your coffee experience is as unique as you are.

Captain Of The Grind

You Hold The Compass

You're the captain of your coffee craft. Guide your freshly roasted crew of beans and steer them to the desired grind.

No matter how you like to brew your coffee, we've got you covered so you can customize your cup.

BEYOND BORDERS

SET SAIL AROUND THE WORLD WITH US AND DISCOVER THE BIRTHPLACES OF OUR SINGLE-ORIGIN BEANS.

Colombia

Costa Rica

Ethiopia

Guatemala

Honduras

Indonesia

Panama*

Papua New Guinea

*JUNE 2024 COFFEE OF THE MONTH

From Global Farms To Your Cup

Our Farms

Join us as we trace our coffee from the ground to your cup and journey through the rich landscapes that nurture our coffee beans, celebrating the diversity and quality of our global coffee family. Explore the stories of these remarkable places and the passionate people behind every bean as we proudly showcase the dedicated farms across the globe that are not just our suppliers but our partners in crafting exceptional coffee.

The Cradle Of Coffee Culture

Latin America

Nestled between majestic mountains and verdant valleys, the coffee regions of the Americas are a patchwork of microclimates and fertile soils, each contributing uniquely to the character of its beans. In Colombia, coffee grows on sun-drenched highlands where each bean carries the legacy of a coffee culture that dates back centuries. To the north, the volcanic terrains of Guatemala imbue the local beans with a richness and complexity that is celebrated worldwide. In Brazil, the world's largest coffee producer, expansive plantations stretch across the landscape, offering a range of profiles. Each cup of Latin American coffee tells a soul-stirring story of tradition and passion that mirrors the dynamic spirit of its people.

Region: Tolima (Colombia)

Cafe del Macizo

In 2003, a tight-knit group of 59 lifetime growers established Cafe del Macizo in the rural municipality of Planadas, in the state of Tolima. United by their extensive experience, these farmers pool their knowledge and resources to cultivate high-quality coffee. Nestled in the foothills of the Cordillera Central, the stunning mountainous terrain enhances the region's natural beauty.

Region: Perez Zeledon (Costa Rica)

COOPEAGRI

CoopeAgri is a collective of farmers from small communities, villages, and individual family farms. The cooperative prioritizes the well-being of its members, their families, and their communities. COOP members have access to medical care, agronomy support and outreach, and a café showcase.

The farmers utilize organic fertilizer produced by the cooperative.

Region: Huehuetenango (Guatemala)

Apicus COOP

This coffee originates from the Apicus COOP, located in the northern Huehuetenango region. Boasting 200 members, the COOP has collaborated for over a decade to cultivate exceptional organic coffees.

The combination of high altitude, dedication to cup quality, and adherence to dependable milling practices guarantees an outstanding coffee experience each year.

Region: Copan (Honduras)

CAFESCOR

In 2014, 25 small coffee producers in the Casitas District, in the town of Corquin, Copan, formed the COOP called CAFESCOR – Cafes Especiales Corquin, S. A. de C. V.

Since that time, the COOP has grown to over 131 partners farming over 400 cultivated hectares. With a wet mill in the community of Las Casitas and a dry mill in the community of Jimilile, the COOP partners are committed to continue growing and gaining recognition for excellence in coffee production.

Region: Chiapas (Mexico)

FESICH

Founded in 2016, FESICH represents over 1,500 producers situated in the Jaltenango region of Chiapas, the southernmost state of Mexico, adjacent to Guatemala.

The cup profile of the coffee is distinct and intricate, a result of the diverse landscapes and varying elevations. The coffee is cultivated on hillsides, interspersed with indigenous plants and fruit-bearing trees.

Region: Santa Clara, Renacimiento, Chiriqui (Panama)

Finca Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa spans 240 acres of coffee cultivation, meticulously organized into 20 unique plots, each with its own landscape and micro-climate. These diverse conditions significantly influence the maturation and quality of the coffee beans. With a mindful and environmentally balanced approach to farm management, Santa Teresa ensures exceptional care during harvest through its experienced team and onsite infrastructure.

This Caturra/Catuai lot undergoes a detailed process where ripe cherries are floated to remove less dense and damaged seeds, then depulped, fermented, washed, and placed on raised beds. Over 8 to 12 days, the beans are regularly turned to achieve the perfect quality.

Region: Amazonas (Peru)

JUMARP

Situated in the Amazonian Andes of northern Peru, the Asociacion de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto (JUMARP), also known as "El Palto," started with just 35 small farmers in 2003. Today, the cooperative boasts 189 members, including 40 women, and manages approximately 550 hectares of organic and Fair Trade Certified coffee.

Both female and male members are represented on the El Palto Coop Board of Directors, which aims to enhance production and profitability in specialty coffee, thereby increasing the income of each member family.

The Birthplace Of Coffee

Africa

Spanning sun-drenched savannas and misty mountain ranges, Africa's coffee regions are as diverse as they are rich with heritage. Here, coffee is more than just a crop. It's a legacy etched into the very soil of nations like Ethiopia, widely considered to be the epicentre of coffee's origin, and the rolling hills of Kenya, renowned for its exquisite beans and meticulous attention to processing methods. From the floral notes of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe to the fruity undertones of Tanzanian Peaberry, a favorite among coffee connoisseurs celebrated for its intense aroma and full-bodied profile, each of Africa's coffees intertwines ancient roots with the dazzling tapestry of cultures and landscapes that shape this extraordinary continent.

Region: Sidama (Ethiopia)

Oromia [Family-Owned Farms]

The coffee plant is believed to have originated in Ethiopia, where it isn't just a cash crop but an integral part of a longstanding culture. Coffee is the principal export of Ethiopia, supporting the livelihoods of over 15 million farmers and workers in the sector.

This coffee is cultivated in the Oromia zone on family-owned farms and processed by a local cooperative. The conventional processing technique employed yields an exceptional naturally processed coffee.

Centuries-Old Coffee Traditions

Asia

Spanning ancient rainforests and expansive highland terraces, Asia's relationship with coffee is both vibrant and deeply historical. In regions like the volcanic islands of Indonesia, coffee cultivation is intertwined with rich traditions, making places like Sumatra and Java pivotal in the world of coffee. Central to the customs of countries like Vietnam, the world's second-largest coffee producer, and the ancient forested regions of India, coffee here transcends mere agriculture. Every coffee from Asia indulges one in a celebration of culture and flavor that captivates the essence, mystique, and allure of the East.

Region: Kintamani Highlands (Indonesia)

Central Bali [Family-Owned Farms]

Bali Blue Moon, a Royal staple, derives its name from the distinctive bluish tint of the beans, a result of the wet-hulling process known as Giling Basah in Indonesian. The majority of Bali's coffee is cultivated on small, family-owned farms where producers allocate a few acres to coffee cultivation alongside citrus trees in the volcanic soil of Mount Agung's Kintamani highlands.

In Bali, producers adhere to a traditional rural lifestyle centered around the Subak Abian system, an ecologically sustainable irrigation method developed over a millennium ago by Hindu priests who follow Tri Hita Karana, a philosophy that emphasizes harmony between the environment, humans, and God. This approach extends to coffee cultivation, ensuring that pesticides and synthetic fertilizers are never used, preserving the natural integrity of their crops.

The Heartland Of Island Coffee Heritage

Oceania

Celebrated for its stunning natural beauty and dramatic landscapes, Oceania harbors some of the most distinctive coffee profiles found anywhere in the world. This vast region, encompassing Papua New Guinea, Australia, New Zealand, and the islands of the Pacific, is celebrated for its rich and diverse ecosystems that foster unique coffee-growing conditions. In Papua New Guinea, the high altitudes of the Eastern Highlands create an ideal environment for coffee cultivation, where the beans develop complex flavors shaded by the dense canopy of the tropical forest. The coffees of Oceania not only reflect the characteristics of their distinct terrains but also embody the resilience and resourcefulness of their people, who nurture these crops in harmony with nature’s rhythms.

Region: Morobe & Madang (Papua New Guinea)

[Family-Owned Farms]

Papua New Guinea, one of the most culturally rich countries in the world, boasts over 800 indigenous languages. This South Pacific nation encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea, the world's second-largest island, along with 600 smaller islands.

Coffee production is a vital source of income for 400,000 rural households across 16 provinces, with 90% of the coffee coming from the Eastern and Western Highlands, Jiwaka, Morobe, and Chimbu provinces. The majority of the coffee produced is exported, making it an essential component of the country's economy.