Transparency from farm to cup

Brooklyn Roasting Company has a simple mission: to source and serve sustainable, ethically produced coffee. It sounds easy, but the journey from mountaintop to countertop is long. Gaps in accountability and transparency open the door to delays and fraud. Enter IBM Blockchain.

We’ve brought the data behind Brooklyn Roasting Company’s Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee onto a blockchain—giving you a taste of a traceable, trackable coffee trade. See how blockchain can help farmers, roasters, and everyone in between bring you a fresher, fairer cup.

Visit us at Smorgasburg?

Enter your drink’s unique cup ID to view your coffee’s journey as tracked by blockchain.

July 21st, 2017

150 bags of Yirgacheffe sell at a fair price, with proceeds reinvested in the community.

September 19th, 2017

In Djibouti, the coffee is loaded for export to the United States.

October 6th, 2017

The coffee shipment is received in New Jersey by importer Royal Coffee.

April 12th, 2018

Brooklyn Roasting Company grades sample roasts of the Yirgacheffe beans.

What is blockchain?

Blockchain is a shared ledger technology poised to revolutionize the way the world works.