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New! JBC Events


We're excited to usher in new happenings for 2019. Introducing our new monthly cupping series (free!) and brewing 101 classes. Sign up today to experience fine coffee with JBC.

JBC Public Cuppings. Sign up here.

We're Hiring-Nov 2017

Are you crazy about great coffee? Do have specialty coffee experience? Are you creative, highly motivated and engaging? Let's talk.

Brand Ambassador & Wholesale Coffee Educator

We are hiring-June 2017

Production Team Member/Coffee Roasting Apprenticeship:

We're Hiring


Production Team Member/Coffee Roasting Apprenticeship:

We're Hiring (3-4-15)

Looking to get your foot in the door at JBC? We are looking for energetic employees (including a cart team leader) to join a great crew of baristas at the Dane County Farmer's Market. Employees will work Saturdays on the square (April-Nov.) Qualities that are a must: energetic team player, fast on your feet with ability to pay attention to detail, good customer service skills. Barista experience a plus not a must. A MUST: that you drink and love coffee/espresso. Duties include preparing and selling coffee and cafe drinks, cart set-up, clean-up, and tear down, and related responsibilities.

Two Spots at Coffee Review's Top 30 Coffees of 2014

We are happy to announce that JBC Coffee Roaster's recieved two spots at Coffee Review's Top 30 Coffees of 2014.

Our natural process Gelgelu Adame Ethiopia ranked 3rd in the Top 30 Coffees of 2014.

Our Ulos Batak Sumatra Peaberry ranked 15th in the Top Coffees of 2014.

We're Hiring

Wholesale Coffee Educator & Sales:

JBC Coffee Roasters is looking for a barista/coffee professional who will work directly with our wholesale partners as their coffee/espresso trainer. You will be the face of our brand; competing in USBC events, taking part in SCAA training opportunities, and identifying/generating sales for an exceptional product.

Michael in Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

When Quality Falls Short: Exploring Risk in the High-End Specialty Trade

by Nick Brown, Editor of Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine 

April 9, 2014 1:26 pm

The Wall Street Journal yesterday published a must-read story for anyone interested in the future of direct-trade relationships for premium coffees among growers, importers and roasters.

JBC's Michael Johnson in the Wall Street Journal

As the coffee industry stands poised to make contractual changes related to direct trade and quality standards, JBC Coffee Roaster’s Michael Johnson is featured in the Wall Street Journal addressing these very issues. Read the full Wall Street Journal article here:

Thursday Night Throwdown Q&A


What is a Throwdown? In coffee speak, it’s simply a latte art competition.