New Coffee – July 21, 2017

New Single Origin Coffee Available Now! El Tambor, Guatemala is a stunning coffee — it’s a clean, lively cup with focused structure — and comes from a producer new to us, the ingenious Victor Calderon. Victor represents the 5th [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – June 16, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Los Naranjos, Colombia from 15 small farmers in Huila, Colombia. Los Naranjos is a very pleasant, sweet coffee that we offer almost every year, produced by fifteen small coffee growers from the areas of La [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – June 2, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Kochere, Ethiopia by smallholder farmers in Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia. When you buy this special coffee, $2.00 from every pound goes directly to build a Kindergarten in Ethiopia through our imagine1day project. Kochere is sourced from family-owned farms [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – May 19, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Gold Coffee by Gold Coffee Collective from the community of Patalito in Huila, Colombia. Gold Coffee is a collection of farmers from the community of Pitalito in Huila, Colombia. This is not an official cooperative but [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – April 28, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Kagumo, Kenya by smallholder farmers from Nyeri, Kenya. An incredibly juicy and aromatic new crop coffee from Kenya. The Kagumo Factory processes coffee from farmers who generally have half acre plots averaging 250 coffee trees grown [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – April 14, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Santa Clara, Guatemala by Ricardo Zelaya from Finca Santa Clara. Finca Santa Clara holds a special place in our hearts. Many of us at JJ Bean have visited this beautiful farm and experienced the Zelaya family’s [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – April 7, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Las Marias, Colombia from The Women of Las Marias Group in Huila, Colombia is super sweet and supports such a great cause: Las Marias’ mission is centred on family prosperity and generational renewal. The group [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – March 31, 2017

New Coffee Available Now! Dry processed Yellow Catuai from Carmo Estate in Minas Gerais, Brazil.This dry-processed Yellow Catuai tastes much richer than Carmo Estate’s standard pulped natural Bourbon. Tastes: mellow, dense cocoa, roasted nuts, touch of winy complexity. Unlike the [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – March 17, 2017

New coffee available now Just in time for spring Takengon, Indonesia by Koperasi Kopi Gayo Organic Co-op in Aceh, Sumatra. Takengon is grown in volcanic loam soil and is certified Fair Trade and Organic. Full-bodied with low-acidity, tastes: full, mellow, sweet herbs. [ … ] Read More

New Coffee – February 10, 2017

New coffee available now El Injerto “Pandora” by Arturo Aguirre Sr. & Jr. in Huehuetenango, Guatemala is a repeat winner at the Cup Of Excellence. This pacamara microlot is one of the best coffees from one of the best coffee farms in the [ … ] Read More

New Coffees – February 3, 2017

  New coffees available now Worka, Ethiopia by Gelgelu Edema is an exceptional natural process coffee from the famed Yirgacheffe region of Ethiopia. This a berry bomb flavour blast, which we roasted slightly darker than usual for our Single Origins to develop [ … ] Read More

New Coffees – January 20, 2017

Two new coffees available today Remera, Rwanda by Epiphanie Mukashyaka in Nyamagabe is the perfect “gateway” African coffee, delivering the fruity complexity of the region in a subtle, approachable package. Tastes: clear, subtle, cranberry, clove. Tarqui, Colombia by Mirian Yunda, Yobani Ramos, [ … ] Read More

Celebrating 20 Years December 6-10th 2016!

The Neate family has been roasting coffee in Vancouver for four generations. In 1996, John Neate Jr. established JJ Bean Coffee Roasters to honour people through great coffee, food, spaces, and service. This year we opened JJ Bean in [ … ] Read More

Sam Griffin, our retail manager at JJ Bean False Creek, is competing in this year’s Restaurant Rumble. Help Sam reach her Aprons For Gloves fundraising goal of $2000 by July 22. You can donate now through Sam’s Fundrazr page.

Help Sam fight for the Downtown Eastside

  Sam Griffin, our retail manager at JJ Bean False Creek, is boxing in this year’s Restaurant Rumble. Help Sam reach her Aprons For Gloves fundraising goal of $2000 by July 22. You can donate now through Sam’s Fundrazr page. [ … ] Read More

Cupping with Arturo Sr. at Finca El Injerto.

Special Auction Lot Cupping

JJ MAIN (3010 MAIN STREET) THURSDAY MAY 26 + FRIDAY MAY 27 AT 1:00PM FREE ATTENDANCE, ALL ARE WELCOME, NO RSVP REQUIRED Every year, Finca El Injerto auctions off their best beans from different micro lots on their farm [ … ] Read More

JJ Bean Cold Brew Coffee

  We are proud to introduce a new member of the JJ family: JJ Bean Cold Brew in a convenient to-go carton! (It’s ok, do a happy dance—we certainly are!) We figured you might have some questions about this new [ … ] Read More

Habitat Team Updates

This year’s team of 12 JJ Staff have been busy little fundraising bee’s, working towards their trip to Guatemala in Spring 2015 to build homes with Global Village. The generosity of our customers has been overwhelming, with their donations totalling [ … ] Read More

Jim Green Plaque at Woodward’s

On Tuesday October 15, 2013, JJ Bean unveiled a plaque in our Woodward’s café honouring Jim Green for his leadership in the re-development of the Woodward’s site. The Woodward’s building was originally constructed as the Woodward’s department store in 1903. Commercially the [ … ] Read More

We got a makeover!

If you’re reading this, you can see we got a virtual makeover! The wonderful people at Forge and Smith have brought us into the present day—our locations are easier to find, our shop is easier to navigate, and overall [ … ] Read More