The RICR Story

Since 1995 Reunion Island Coffee Roasters (RICR) has been proud of their uncompromising commitment to quality and sustainability. Over the years, they’ve cultivated strong relationships around the world with an incredible group of some of the most progressive sustainable coffee farms. They’re constantly exploring the globe to source exceptional coffees from emerging origins and innovative growers. From their roaster to your cup, there’s always something new to discover.

RICR was the recipient of Roast Magazine’s 2015 Roaster of the Year, recognized for their company mission, their outstanding quality coffee, sustainability and their participation in the Trees for the Future initiative.

Sustainability is a basic tenet of the RICR business. It is an undeniable truth that as the quality of life for those growing coffee improves, so does their crop. Further that effort by roasting & packing café-quality coffees in a 100% green, bullfrog powered carbon-free plant and you have a fantastic way to support a cleaner and healthier environment. To be the most sustainable coffee roaster in North America is RICR’s never ending quest.

Coffee Certifications

Fair Trade

A $0.10/lb. premium on these coffees guarantees farmers in producing regions economic support for sound farming techniques and community projects such as schools, daycares, and nurseries.

USDA Organic

These coffees are grown in a manner that excludes the use of fertilizers, pesticides, hormone treatments and steroids thereby keeping these harmful chemicals from draining into the water supply.

Rainforest Alliance Certified

At our current rate of rainforest destruction, it is estimated that half of them will be gone by 2025. The Alliance works to protect our rainforest ecosystems and the people and wildlife that depend on them.

Trees for the Future

By purchasing a pound of these coffees you will be responsible for the planting of two much-needed trees in coffee producing regions. These trees provide important shade for the coffee plants and work to filter carbon dioxide from our air.

Grounds for Health

These coffees support life-saving cervical cancer screening and treatment services in coffee producing regions for women who wouldn’t otherwise have the means to do so.


Zero Waste Coffee Pods

Today’s workplace coffee drinker is concerned with the environmental impact of all single serve coffee packaging. Reunion Island Coffee Roasters, recognizing an opportunity to combine premium, café-style, sustainably sourced coffees with first in the industry green packaging material has partnered with us to bring to market a new line of 100% Compostable Zero-Waste coffee & tea pods.

Pod Singles are freshly ground coffee enclosed in individually wrapped filter paper. Tear open one of these gourmet packs and immediately experience the wonderful coffee aroma that you simply can’t get from a sealed plastic capsule.

Saving the planet… One cup at a time!