Roasting in the Okanagan Valley, BC
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.