Coffefe Roastery is a new haunt for unapologetic lovers of coffee
The small-batch roastery is an innovative way to stay sustainable and teach people about delicious coffee
There are few things as satisfying as a well-brewed, delicious cup of coffee and few searches as rewarding when they pay off as that of finding just such a cup. The results of ingenuity and innovative thinking during lockdown, Coffefe Coffee Roastery in Birdhaven offers a new destination to carry out just such a search.
When Larry Hodes, owner of Voodoo Lily, was forced to close shop during SA’s hard lockdown, he transformed his dining space into the Gourmet Grocer, a retail space selling local, artisinal products.
Marco Da Silva had been working in the wholesale coffee supply business before lockdown and when most of his retail customers – including Hodes – were forced to close shop he lost up to 70% of his customer base...