We are a one-stop shop for everything you need to be successful with coffee.
At Joe Van Gogh, we draw from our 30 years of experience founding and operating our own specialty coffee shops — as well as partnering with hundreds of other businesses from specialty retailers to groceries and universities — to source the best products and services for your coffee business. Call us at 919 644 0111, send us a message or connect with us online here to get started.
» Specialty Coffee
We roast to order, package by hand, and stand behind the freshness of everything we do. We ensure high-quality green coffee from trusted partners and producers. When we find a great coffee, we search for its source. And when we find the source, we cultivate a friend and partner.
You can choose from our two main brands, Joe Van Gogh Coffee and Cafe Femenino Coffee. Or ask us about our private label services for your business.
» Coffee Consulting
From designing your bar to choosing your equipment to developing your menu, we can help you launch a new coffee business or maximize your current business every step of the way. Our staff architect can work with you and your contractors to ensure that your coffee bar is designed efficiently, and we can assist you with a wide variety of business tasks including branding, marketing, product development, pricing, ecommerce, staffing and training.
» Private Label Roasting
No matter the size of your business, your brand is one of the deepest bonds you can share with your customers. With over 35 years of experience in small batch roasting and fulfillment, Joe Van Gogh can help you create your own customized private label coffee from the ground up, including custom green inventory and roast profiles. Leverage the expertise of our award-winning creative director to conceptualize and design your packaging. We can even integrate Shopify, ShipStation, Magento and other e-commerce platforms to drop ship orders to your customers under your brand.
» Cold Brew
We partner with Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem, NC to keg our customer-favorite cold brew, and we offer RTD cold brew under our own label and yours. Kegs and keg services are available in select markets where refrigerated transportation from our facilities is available and we can ensure that the quality of the cold product remains exceptional.
» Barista Training
Whether your goal is understanding how to get the best results from your espresso machine, exploring the cutting edge of customer service or stepping up your team's game in latte art, our expert trainers are here to help. Join a complementary espresso training workshop, our 24/7 digital learning platform, or delve deeper into coffee through a catalogue cupping of our current lineup. Your account manager can review our course offerings and facilitate scheduling.
» Equipment & Equipment Servicing
We use Synesso espresso machines in our cafes and sell them, along with all other major brands including Nuova Simonelli and La Marzocco. We sell high-quality commercial-grade coffee grinders including brands like Mahlkonig, Mazzer, Nuova Simonelli and Bunn. For batch brewing, we sell and install a wide array of configurations from Bunn, Fetco and Ground Control brewers. We will gladly recommend the equipment you'll need and coordinate installation and warranties.
» Syrups, Smoothies, Frappes
Sweetbird is our major partner for syrups, smoothies and frappes that you and your customers will truly enjoy. The company is committed to creating delicious products with healthy ingredients and minimal environmental impact. Most products are approved by the Vegan Society. All are approved by the Vegetarian Society and free of artificial colors, preservatives, high fructose corn syrup, and GMOs.
» Hot Chocolates & Cocoas
Zuma is a key addition to our offerings, supplying hot chocolate, cocoas and sauces. The company has a strong reputation for quality, experience, and top customer service. The hot chocolate is made simply without artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. The cocoa is ethically sourced from Peru and West Africa.
» Alternative Milks
We offer Pacific brand oat, almond and soy milks, as well as Milkadamia milk. Milkadamia is sourced from the family-owned Jindilli macadamia nut farm nestled near the eastern coast of Australia. Milkadamia is free of dairy, soy, GMOs and gluten.
Two Leaves & A Bud teas come in different options, including individual sachets and loose tea. Many varieties are USDA organic, and all come in compostable packaging. The wide selection of tea offered is rich, complex, and delicious. Also available, Nice Matcha tea that is nutrient rich, low on caffeine, and full of antioxidants.
» Paper Goods
We are the largest cafe supplier of compostable single-serve items such as cups, lids, straws, utensils, bakery bags, coffee sleeves take-out trays and clam shells in the area. We also supply a wide variety of conventional paper goods.
We offer everything you need to prepare exceptional coffee drinks from scales to filters, airpots, cleaning tabs, tampers, milk pitchers, mugs and manual brewing devices. If we don't have what you need, we're glad to special order it directly from our network of suppliers.