direct trade offerings

President's Message

I frequently read and hear people in the industry writing and talking about their “direct trade” and/or “relationship” coffees. Often those terms are undefined.

And it can lead to a considerable amount of confusion and misunderstanding about what exactly their relationship is with the grower.

I can’t speak for others, but when we designate a coffee as Tony’s Direct Trade, we are guaranteeing that:

Taste of Place Honduras

Two Tony’s Direct Trade Offerings: José Marel Portillo & Luz Zelaya
José Marel Portillo has been providing Tony’s with great coffee for the past several years and we are more excited than ever to bring you his new crop.
A few of us at Tony’s had the opportunity to visit Capucas earlier this year and were able to cup many of this region’s great coffees — including José Portillo’s.