Our Partnerships

Supply partnerships

Our buyers travel all over the world to select the best beans for our coffee. We have long standing partnerships in many countries, we work together to ensure the highest standards of sourcing are maintained. We understand and appreciate the difficulties faced by many coffee farmers and we are committed to ensuring we work fairly and collaboratively with all our partners.

Category partnerships

We have years of experience partnering with our customers to develop the right strategy and range to drive growth from the coffee category. We use our experience plus consumer and shopper insights to optimise sales, and develop and launch new innovative products.

Coffee buying expertise

We never compromise when it comes to quality. That’s why we buy our raw materials direct from the growers in the best tropical regions. We offer our customers a real competitive advantage, with expertise and dedication to quality at every step of production. Our supplier relationships go back decades and our experienced coffee roasters know how to create the best blends.

Where innovation meets perfection

Our changing and healthier lifestyles require new coffee drinks that can deliver artisan tastes on a commercial scale. Our innovation team will help you develop the latest consumer trends into the next big thing for your private label coffee range.

Supply chain experts

Our track record speaks for itself. We are UK based and partner with our customers to deliver on time and in full – no exceptions.  

We are a friendly bunch of people

If you would like to join us please visit our careers page. We have a diverse and vibrant workforce. We look for people with a wide variety of personalities, experiences and perspectives to create a rewarding working environment where everyone can flourish

Has worked for FFI for 13 years. He has 30 years’ experience working as an accountant in the financial services, energy and food sectors.

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Simon Pitt

Has worked at FFI for 14 years and during that time has enjoyed the broad range of activities involved in the Supply Chain environment from planning and procurement....

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Geoff Garcia

Has had over 35 years’ experience in the UK coffee industry, 20 years at FFI, and for the last 10 years as Joint Managing Director.

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Our Global Family

Cafea Group is one of the world’s biggest instant coffee manufacturers.

The CAFEA family is a strong network of companies that share the same heritage and common goals of superior quality, great flavour and highest ethics.

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Our Accreditations

We conduct our business in a socially responsible, ethical and environmentally sustainable manner to create value for all.
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