Giobean story…

“My Nonno (grandfather) told me as a small boy growing up in Italy: ‘Coffee should be as strong as a lion, dark as night and as sweet as love,'” says Giobean owner, Giovanni Lauretta.

Roasting in the Okanagan Valley, BC

SINCE 2010

World traveler and coffee specialist

Giovanni has excelled in the coffee industry for more than 20 years. He’s visited numerous plantations to meet with experienced coffee growers. In the UK, Gio was national account manager with one of the world’s leading coffee roasters and a major supplier of retail, workplace, restaurant and hotel coffee systems. Gio has ‘espresso’ trained more than 10,000 people (via his 1-3 day program) and, as a coffee taster, was one of Douwe Egberts’ 30 elite tasters/cuppers in the world; his title: Coffee Specialist. For two years he sensory judged the UK Barista Championship. Gio is accredited through the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE).

Giobean coffee blends

In collaboration with a local master roaster, Gio created two proprietary blends: Medium-dark roast and Premium Dark. Enjoy our coffee at Giobean, or purchase our beans to enjoy at home. We also sell wholesale, develop custom blends for hospitality businesses and consult throughout Canada.

Our blends are 100% Premium Arabica beans: Organic Blend & Fairly Traded.

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If you would like to enjoy our proprietary blends anywhere in Canada, please contact us.

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