FAQS – FOR DISTRIBUTORS
What types of distributors does Artisan LaPetite work with?
Artisan LaPetite roasts coffees for distributors of all types. These include wholesalers, broad line food service distributors, grocery, OCS/vending companies and convenience store distributors.
Why Artisan LaPetite?
We have a passion for coffee. We like to share that with our customers because we believe that this is an indicator of our respect to our customers. All of our coffees are 100% handmade and roasted. We are a family owned and operated business that has refined our roasting process and developed many skilled coffee craft individuals in our Artisan LaPetite Family.
Will Artisan LaPetite roast coffees and pack in my label?
Private labeling is definitely an option. We have many distributor customers for whom we produce coffees with their label, given sufficient volume. For more private label information, please contact us directly.
Does Artisan LaPetite Products roast to order?
Yes, distributor orders are freshly roasted as they are placed.
How does Artisan LaPetite manage its roast profiling?
Our panel of three coffee cuppers determine and maintain the consistency of the taste profiles of each of the Artisan LaPetite Products and private label single origin or blended coffee.
Does Artisan LaPetite Products travel to coffee growing countries?
Our coffee buyers travel to farms in coffee regions such as Africa, Central and Latin America. Recent trips include Peru, Guatemala, Ethiopia, and Kenya.
Does Artisan LaPetite source and sell sustainable coffees such as Organic and Fair Trade?
Yes, Artisan LaPetite has the following certifications:
- Fair Trade USA and Halal Certificates
Does Artisan LaPetite offer a branded coffee program to help my customers sell coffee?
Artisan LaPetite carries a selection of Point of Sale signage, branded equipment wraps and branded cups and sleeves. Research suggests branded programs sell between 8 – 30% more coffee.
Does Artisan LaPetite have a retail program?
Yes, Artisan LaPetite has a complete Lacas retail program for specialty stores, restaurants and grocery stores available in award winning 12 oz retail packaging. Point of Sale marketing is provided.
Will Artisan LaPetite provide training for my sales team?
Yes, we provide training for sales teams in:
- Coffee Basics and Intermediate training
- Coffee Cupping (tasting)
- Current trends in coffee
Does Artisan LaPetite provide teas and other beverage products?
We carry tea (hot and iced) in Bigelow, Mighty Leaf and our own label. Additionally we offer hot chocolate, instant cappuccino, Monin syrups and so on.
Does Artisan LaPetite provide marketing tools and ideas?
Yes, we can help you with sales, strategic planning and sales meetings and POS materials such as shelf talkers, sell sheets, brochures, signage and more.
Where is Artisan LaPetite coffees currently available?
Artisan LaPetite coffees are currently served in thousands of restaurants in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Houston to which Artisan LaPetite Companydelivers directly.
Through a variety of distributors we currently provide Artisan LaPetite label and private label coffees throughout the United States.
Will you provide samples in order that my company can taste a selection of coffees or simply arrange for an initial meeting?
Yes, contact us using the form on this page and we will be happy to arrange a tasting
Our private label branding offers start from 250 g 8.18 oz. For premium products, and 500 g 17.60 oz for regular coffees. For distributors, we offer wholesale and retail packaging, as well as office coffee service and generic options.