22 Feb '17, 8pm

PT's Coffee Roasters Acquires San Diego's Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

Big news in the specialty coffee roasting world as Topeka, Kansas’s PT’s Coffee Roasters has acquired Bird Rock Coffee Roasters of San Diego. Officially taking effect January 31st , the merger will allow PT’s to take a primary leadership role and financial stake in Bird Rock Coffee Roasters,” according to the press release . PT’s and Bird Rock are both highly lauded within the industry, each winning Roast Magazine ’s Roaster of the Year (Macro Roaster in 2009 and Micro Roaster in 2012, respectively). With financial backing from PT’s the goal of the merger is “to further develop the retail and wholesale efforts of the Bird Rock Coffee Roasters brand” outside San Diego. According to the press release the merger is based, at least in part, in the two company’s similar direct trade philosophies. “That’s what makes this the perfect fit,” PT’s CEO and co-founder Jeff Taylor stat...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/pts-coffee-roasters-acquires-san-diego...

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