Mother Nature’s Favorite Coffee: An Inside Look into Steeped’s Sustainability Strategy

Let's talk about the color green. Sure, green might trigger thoughts of money, envy, and luck, but at Steeped, we're all about embracing a different shade of green – the one that stands for sustainability and a happy Mother Nature. If you've ever been to our website, ordered Steeped Packs, seen our social posts, or even been near someone sipping on Steeped, you've probably caught our not-so-subtle hints about how green our coffee game is. Well, guess what? The time has come for us to lay out our not-so-secret plan to shake up the single-serve coffee industry entirely.

From our ethical sourcing practices to the meticulous creation of our fully compostable single-serve packaging, we're leaving no coffee bean unturned in our quest to transform this industry and, with it, your expectations of what your daily ritual can do for you and future generations.

Steeped: Sustainable Single-serve Specialty Coffee

Behind the Beans

It all starts with the beans. Our commitment to ethical sourcing ensures that every coffee bean in your cup has been grown with respect for both the environment and the farmers who nurture them. It's coffee that tastes and feels good. One of our partners is a family-owned farm in Guatemala's coveted Huehuetenango region, one of the world's most sought-after coffee-growing areas. This family-owned farm takes great care of every coffee cherry, from the moment it ripens on the branch to the hand-picking process. In true Steeped spirit, this farm actively participates in programs that empower local communities, promote environmental conservation, and enhance the region's overall well-being. Your beans are loved even before they reach your mug!

(Learn more about Flor del Café farm here)

Single-Serve, Zero Waste

One of the best aspects of single-serve coffee is its ability to brew just the right amount, minimizing any waste that comes along with your morning ritual. Since each bag is pre-portioned for an 8-ounce cup, you can kiss those bleary-eyed, pre-coffee measurements goodbye. But there's more to it than just the coffee quantity! All Steeped Bags are crafted using our Full Immersion brewing method, which means your Steeped Bag works magic on your coffee's flavor when paired with a mere 8 ounces of water.

While other methods might shoot water through coffee contained in pods, treating it like a tool, Steeped Bags do things differently. They meticulously extract every last bit of flavor from the coffee grounds, viewing water as an essential ingredient in your coffee, not just a means to an end.

Packaging for the Planet

Now, for the pièce de résistance – our fully compostable packaging. While single-serve coffee often gets a bad rap for its environmental impact, our packaging is crafted from plant-based renewable materials, all certified as commercially compostable. No staples, glue, or harmful chemicals lurk within our packaging. From the outer box to the inner bag, it's all part of Steeped’s eco-friendly package. Your cup of coffee just became the biggest win-win: your coffee stays fresh and delicious, while Mother Nature smiles a little brighter.

Your Coffee, Your Impact

It's not just about us; it's about you, too. Every cup of Steeped you enjoy is a vote for sustainability. It's a choice that says, "I'm part of the solution." With each sip, you're helping us pave the way for a future where coffee and sustainability go hand in hand, where green is not just a color but a way of life.

So, if you're ready to join the brew-volution, one that's all about making a tangible impact, one cup at a time, then Steeped is your new partner in crime. Grab your favorite mug and let's raise it high – to a greener, more delicious future!