From the northernmost plantation in the world, by the Ganesh Himal mountain range, hails a shadegrown Caturra washed with Himalayan snow water.
Coffee of the Popes. Produced in limited quantities to ensure exceptional quality, this Caribbean coffee has strong body and intense aromas of cream and malt.
Grown in the Cordillera el Balsamo, this shade-grown Red Bourbon has an overwhelming mouthfeel reminiscent of grapes and tangerines, accompanied by notes of cocoa and marzipan.
From the municipality of La Democracia, partially shade-grown and fully washed, this coffee has medium body and mandarin-like acidity, with notes of blueberry, cocoa and walnuts.
A rare gourmet coffee from small productions in the volcanic Kona region of the Big Island of Hawai’i. Beans with a unique personality, strong and clean-tasting.
A sustainable coffee cultivated exclusively by women in the Cauca region. The Asociaction de Mujeres Cafeteras cultivates Castillo and Colombia evocative of mixed berries, orange marmalade and cocoa.
Synonymous with quality and a level of service unsurpassed in the industry, Sandalj Trading Company is an importer that has specialized in sourcing fine quality coffees from around the world for the past 70 years. Headquartered in the Mediterranean port of Trieste, Sandalj’s selected team of experts and consultants can advise and provide for any coffee requirement.
We search for growers committed to quality, and aim to develop stable commercial relationships and foster their growth. Always on the hunt for rare gems, we source from over 40 countries, always keeping on offer an extensive range of coffees that can suit any customers’ need. We believe in transparency for a sustainable coffee supply chain focused on quality.
From exceptional Sandalj Traceability and Cup of Excellence lots, to high quality Arabicas and Robustas, we tend to have about 100 coffees on offer at any point in time. We also have 16 signature Espresso blends, along with a number of single origin or blended decafs. None of our coffees are purchased on description only: we cup every single lot we import.
A benchmark within the coffee industry, Sandalj implements extensive quality checks throughout the sourcing process. From quality-centred selection and purchasing, to proper milling, grading, sorting and shipping, we assure quality from the producing country to the final cup. When we find selection at origin has not been rigorous enough, we further clean and screen the beans in our warehouses to provide the best after-sale guarantee of quality.
Exceptional ready-to-roast espresso blends with guaranteed qualitative continuity, they can be consumed on their own, or further mixed with other origins to create highly personalized solutions. Sandalj Blends are created for use in espresso and cappuccino, moka, pods and filter extraction methods.