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A Global Company

About Volcafe

We are one of the leading green coffee traders in the world.

Volcafe is a green coffee trading company founded in 1851. We work in more than 25 countries, with offices in 15 leading coffee origin countries as well as several key destinations around the world. We are focused on building a thriving, sustainable coffee business for all. 

Our ambition is to be the world's best coffee partner. We work across the green coffee value chains, forging strong relationships with coffee growers through trade and technical support, running processing plants and facilities, handling transport logistics, and bringing a vast range of Arabica and Robusta coffees to our valued clients all over the planet. With our partners, we make coffee business better, together.


Our company

Volcafe works across the whole green coffee supply chain to make coffee business better, together with our partners and employees.

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History and values

Volcafe has over 170 years of history in the coffee trade bearing testament to our strong values, our reliability, and the trust our clients place in us.

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As a global company, Volcafe understands the importance of a diverse and experienced leadership team.

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Volcafe and its network of companies offer a wide range of rewarding careers in countries around the world.

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Policies and compliance

This page provides an overview of some of the guide rails focusing our environmental, social, and governance performance.

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Volcafe periodically releases reports covering topics such as corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and market insights.

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With offices in many origins and destinations, a coffee conversation is near you. Here's how to get in touch with Volcafe.

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Where is Volcafe in the supply chain?



We pride ourselves on our quality and range, buying from farmers across our origin network.

Volcafe Way agronomists train producers in sustainable farming techniques for long-term prosperity and security.



Pulping, fermentation, drying, milling, sorting and packing, HSE, quality control and cupping.



Supply and demand research. Price risk management via derivatives.



Container shipping and logistics.



Quality labs and cupping. Local storage and distribution.


Just-in-time distribution

We deliver green coffee in bulk to large roasters or small batches to micro-roasters.

Roasters prepare the beans for consumption at home or in cafes and restaurants. We supply the beans for 80 billion cups a year!


Our coffee network

Volcafe's network of offices spans the globe, sourcing the right coffee for your needs.

We are present in 15 origins across Africa, the Americas, and Asia. Our destination offices bring great coffee close to you.

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Volcafe and sustainability

Partner with us to build a thriving, sustainable coffee business for all.

We occupy a key position in the global coffee supply chain linking farmers in the field with roasters in the market. We’ve earned a reputation as a go-to partner for sustainability projects that deliver on-the-ground impacts while achieving the aims of our customers.

Learn about our sustainability strategy