Matt Saurage, Community Coffee (2019)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2019-01-16
Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Community Coffee | Coffee roasting industry | Business
- Saurage, Matt Speaker
A speech by Matt Saurage before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on January 16, 2019. Saurage is the 4th generation owner of Community Coffee in Baton Rouge, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. He discusses: the history of the company; their core values; their support of education, cultural sustainability for their coffee growers, and the military; the power of a brand; and the economic impact of the coffee industry. He also answers questions from the audience.