Being a small business owner takes determination, resilience, hard work and a LOT of coffee. Lucky for us, some of our Celebrate Local Family Members are fantastic coffee roasters! La Crema Coffee Company is a gourmet, small batch coffee roaster from Hamilton, Ohio. This week we got to know a little more about their coffee and owner John Watson!
Q: What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started?
A: Mr. John Watson is the owner of the company. After retiring from a career as an Insurance CEO, he decided to purchase La Crema Coffee Company in late 2014. The love of coffee helped to make the decision to become a Coffee Company owner an easy choice
Q: What makes your products unique?
A: We have high quality and excellent flavored and non-flavored coffees that are available in ground, whole bean and decaf options. Our coffee comes in an assortment of packages. Our motto is that “we are more than a pretty bag." We offer a variety of coffee collections throughout the year varying for the changing seasons, our current spring line is titled Daisy. We offer delicious coffee for your personal use or packaged to give as a delicious and cute gift! We have several gift options available for our wholesale and retail customers.
Q: What do you like about being part of the Celebrate Local family?
A: We love being a part of the Celebrate Local Family for it brings our coffees exposure to an unique customer base throughout Ohio. We are proud to collaborate with a broad variety of small business owners through Celebrate Local. You just can’t shop at Celebrate Local and not find something wonderful to purchase that has been Ohio produced.
You can find their coffee at our Easton or Liberty Center location - and check back in the coming weeks to purchase it in our online store!