Paddy & Scott's, independent coffeemakers and a Regency Purchasing Group supplier, has been listed in Forbes 'Top 6 Fair Trade Coffee Brands' as well as scoping two awards at the Suffolk Business Awards.
In celebration of International Coffee Day, on 1 October, Forbes released a list of their top six "best tasting, most eco-friendly coffee brands" featuring Paddy and Scott's at number four in the list. The coffee brand then went on to win Medium Business of the Year and Business of the Year in the Suffolk Business Awards.
Paddy & Scott's is a Suffolk-based coffee brand that started in 2007 and has grown significantly since then. In 2014, they opened their own coffee shops in their hometown of Framlingham.
Two years later, Paddy & Scott's Barista Academy was launched and in 2016 they got their own farm in Meru, Kenya. Following the idea of closing the gap between coffee growers and coffee consumers, Paddy and Scott developed a project in collaboration with the Muchomba family. The idea is not only to grow high quality coffee beans, but also to invest in the farm infrastructure and work with local schools to ensure continuous improvements for the coffee growing community.
Paddy & Scott's lunch box coffee provides school meals for children in coffee growing regions, so they can focus on studying and not where their next meal will come from. So far, they have provided over 17,000 meals for children who need it most.
What's more, while they were building their new pulping station, they decided to extend the water supply to the local school; they ran a 6.6 km water feed, installed new water storage tanks and built a new brick toilet block with washing facilities.
We are very proud to have partner with a brand with such amazing ethical values and we'd like to congratulate the team at Paddy & Scott's in their recent successes.
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