Welsh Enterprise Awards 2021

4 | Welsh Enterprise Awards 2021 renewable energy, this business is the future- stepping away from fossil fuels and ensuring the natural beauty of Wales is protected. With all of this in mind, Bay Coffee Roasters is truly deserving of this award and the recognition. Company: Bay Coffee Roasters Contact: Julie-Anne Gray Address: Unit 2 Parc, Tanygroes, Tanygroes, Cardigan SA43 2JP Phone number: 01239 814 550 Website: https://baycoffeeroasters.com Based in the picturesque location of West Wales, Bay Coffee Roasters are paving the way forward for environmentally conscious coffee not only in Wales, but worldwide. With a passion for providing excellent customer service, and being the leading innovator in the market, we spoke to Julie-Anne Gray on how the spirited culture of West Wales is incorporated into not only producing outstanding coffee, but also ensuring all customers are delighted with the product. It would be impossible to find coffee made with more consideration, passion, and care than that made by Bay Coffee Roasters. Situated just two miles away from Cardigan Bay, Julie-Anne discussed how her team took inspiration from the picturesque scenery to produce outstanding coffee. “The team at this small batch roastery feel endlessly inspired by the nearby cliffs and coves but also the spirited culture of daily life in West Wales”. Driven by a need to preserve this environment, Bay Coffee Roasters has harnessed an impressive talent for creativity and ingenuity by capitalising on a niche in the market, with 100% of all energy being generated by a wind farm in North Wales. With a dedication not only to providing superior customer service, but an endless pursuit of innovation, there is no limits to the creativity for this business. “Next year we are planning on taking on a 3rd roaster which we will be one of the first of its kind in our industry which is able to continue to use green energies while improving its overall efficiency and reducing further any pollutants”. With an ambition that is unmatched, Bay Coffee Roasters continues to invest in sustainability, alongside a focus on perfecting the customer experience. With the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in mind, the business decided adaptation was the solution, creating a new brand image that was more appealing to the public. Julie-Anne took a moment to touch on Most Sustainable Coffee Roasters 2021 & Innovation Award for Renewable Energy Sourcing 2021 their efforts: “This was a big step as we gave full artistic control over to a branding company and required us to let go of the total control we were used to.” Ultimately, innovation for the benefit of customers is Bay Coffee Roasters’ core competency: with beans being measured in micro batches, with intricate detail to discover the characteristics of the coffee and its origin. With countries globally making the move to Aug21546