Steeped recognized for brewing a greener future with its sustainable single-serve brew method 

Image of Steeped in the Outdoors

Steeped Coffee, a Certified B Corp and Benefit Corporation, proudly announces its inclusion on the Inc. 2023 Best in Business list. This prestigious list recognizes 215 ground-breaking companies that focus on purpose before profits to truly make a difference in their communities, their industries, and the world at large. 

Steeped Coffee's inclusion is a testament to its revolutionary approach in the coffee industry, offering a unique and sustainable single-serve brew method. By brewing coffee as simply as tea and eliminating the need for wasteful pods and PET plastics, Steeped Coffee has set a new standard in environmental responsibility.

Selected from a competitive pool, Steeped Coffee was chosen by Inc.’s editors for its remarkable achievements and positive global impact. The company’s commitment to environmental stewardship was particularly notable, earning it a place on this exclusive list.

Josh Wilbur, Founder and CEO of Steeped Coffee, shared his enthusiasm: “Receiving recognition from Inc. is an incredible honor. It validates our efforts in transforming the coffee industry through eco-friendly practices. This honor is a powerful motivator for us to continue driving innovation for a greener future.”

Eric Hagerman, Special Projects Editor at Inc., says, “Being named to the Best in Business list is a rare and special honor. These honorees demonstrate the foresight, caring, and dedication to prioritize positive impact—impact on their community, on their industry and the environment, and even on society as a whole.” 

Steeped Coffee will be showcased in the Winter issue of Inc. Magazine, available beginning December 12.  Honorees are also featured online at

About Steeped Coffee
Based in Santa Cruz, California, Steeped Coffee is a Certified B Corp and Benefit Corporation helping to make great-tasting craft coffee more accessible, more ethical, and more sustainable through its patent-pending SteepedTM Brew Bag Method. The proprietary method brews coffee similarly to tea in pre-portioned compostable coffee bags, allowing coffee lovers to enjoy a delicious cup of coffee anytime, anywhere. Licensed to over 500 of the top specialty roasters around the globe, the SteepedTM Brew Bag Method is the easiest way to make a perfect cup of coffee by simply adding water without pods, plugs, or expensive equipment. Welcome to Coffee Simplified. 

About Inc.

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community they need to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit

Steeped Coffee Media Contact:
Vicki Jakubovic
(973) 519-8926