Top Shelf Coffee

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Top Shelf Coffee
Private
Industry Coffee company
Founded 1994
Founder Jordan Filippidis
Headquarters 361 Griswold St. N.E., Warren, Ohio, United States
Area served
United States
Services Coffee roasting, coffee grinding, and coffee packaging
Owner Jordan Filippidis
Website www.topshelfcoffee.com

Top Shelf Coffee,Inc. is a US privately owned and operated coffee company. Top Shelf Coffee was founded in 1994 as Top Shelf Coffee and Foods. The company was a medium scale business, operating mostly within Ohio; serving local factories, restaurants and coffee shops both small and large.[1] The company's main supplier of coffee beans is Cafe Lobo.[2] In April, 2009, Top Shelf Coffee signed a licensing agreement with the National Basketball Association, giving them the rights to manufacture NBA Colombian Supremo Blend Gourmet Coffee with the NBA logo, as well as with the logos of all 30 respective NBA teams.[3][4][5][6][7]

Facility and equipment[edit]

Top Shelf Coffee currently occupies an 8,000-square-foot (740 m2) building where it roasts, grinds and packages coffee. For packaging coffee, the company uses machines manufactured by Viking Packaging Technologies,[8] Rovema[9] and Key Pack.

Inside the Top Shelf Coffee- on the right is Jordan Filippidis.

Funding problems[edit]

According to Top Shelf Coffee owner, Jordan Filippidis, his company is having problems getting loans from local banks and other financial institutions despite the fact that Top Shelf Coffee is being endorsed by the NBA as well as the fact that the NBA has never before endorsed a coffee company, indicating company's potential growth.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Top Shelf Coffee". Top Shelf Coffee. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Green Coffee from". Cafe Lobo. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  3. ^ "Warren Man Gets NBA Contract - 33 News - We Believe in This Valley". Wytv.com. 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  4. ^ "Youngstown News, Warren's Top Shelf inks coffee deal with NBA, plans expansion". Vindy.com. 2009-07-27. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  5. ^ LARRY RINGLER Tribune Chronicle (2009-07-19). "Big Deal - TribToday.com - News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Tribune Chronicle - Warren, OH". TribToday.com. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  6. ^ "News - TribToday.com - News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Tribune Chronicle - Warren, OH". TribToday.com. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  7. ^ http://www.clenough.com/?p=4294
  8. ^ "Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies". Vikingpt.com. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  9. ^ "Integrated Packaging Solutions". R O V E M A. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  10. ^ "The Business Journal Serving a Five County Area in NE Ohio and NW Pennsylvania". Business-journal.com. 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  11. ^ "NBA Coffee Latest - WKBN - 27 First News - Local News - Youngstown, Warren, Columbiana, Ohio - Sharon, Pennsylvania". WKBN. 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 

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