Introducing the 2017 Roasters of the Year
Mudhouse Coffee Roasters and Thanksgiving Coffee Company have taken top honors inRoast magazine’s 13th annual Roaster of the Year competition. The two coffee roasting companies are featured in the magazine’s upcoming November/December 2016 issue.
Roast magazine’s Roaster of the Year awards recognize companies that roast coffees of superior quality, exemplify a dedication to sustainability, promote employee and community education, and demonstrate a strong commitment to the coffee industry, among other criteria. The magazine awards top honors in two categories: Micro Roaster of the Year, for companies roasting fewer than 100,000 pounds of coffee each year; and Macro Roaster of the Year, for companies roasting more than 100,000 pounds annually.
Both of this year’s winners were co-founded and are led by married couples — Lynelle and John Lawrence at Mudhouse Coffee Roasters, and Paul and Joan Katzeff at Thanksgiving Coffee Company.