Origin was started by Joel Singer in 2006. He wanted to offer South Africans exceptional, quality roasted coffee from around the world. Ten years later, this pursuit continues.
Origin has expanded its network of stores and supplies some of the finest cafes, restaurants and hotels in South Africa.
Joel and his team are passionate about coffee. From the sourcing of green beans, to precise roasting, blending, grinding and pouring of coffee. Benefitting from preferential relationships with some of the world’s leading quality coffee farmers, Origin is able to source the world’s finest coffee beans. All of our green beans have been grown, harvested and processed by growers who have been selected for their immense passion and dedication to quality.
A choice of the finest coffee is roasted at Origin and we focus on ensuring we have the widest selection of single origin coffees in South Africa.
Artisan roasting differs from commercial roasting in that it is never done to a set formula. The skills of the roaster are essential in revealing the unique character of each coffee. We devote ourselves to a relentless process of experimentation to unlock the full potential of what our farmers would want us to achieve.
Take the time to visit us at Origin Headquarters in De Waterkant, Cape Town and get the full experience. You can meet the artisans, watch the roasting, sit in on a cupping session and get to taste the coffee while it’s still fresh and expressive.
We roast over 50 single origin coffees per year plus our seasonal espresso blends and naturally-processed (chemical-free) decafs. All of our coffees are speciality-grade and ethically sourced, and most of them are traceable back to the farm so you can find out about the people, the places and the processes that make these coffees exceptional. Using our more than 15 years of artisan roasting experience, we roast each coffee to achieve its maximum potential in the cup.
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