PlantX’s Portfolio Coffee Establishes Partnership with Canadian Barista Academy
Aug 10th, 2022 8:30 EST
VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - PlantX Life Inc. (CSE: VEGA) (Frankfurt: WNT1) (OTCQB: PLTXF) ("PlantX" or the "Company"), the digital face of the plant-based community, operating a one-stop shop for plant-based products, today announced that its coffee company, Portfolio Coffee, has established a partnership with the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy. The Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy is a dedicated, inclusive school offering beginner, advanced and specialized espresso training, and business courses. The Academy will utilize Portfolio Coffee to train Level 1, 2, and 3 baristas.
"This innovative partnership helps new and aspiring baristas to become familiar with the exceptional taste and aroma of our Portfolio Coffee brand, while providing students a range of functional and complex varieties to help learn about different coffees," said PlantX CEO, Lorne Rapkin.
Portfolio Coffee is available throughout Toronto at Stockyard Grinds, Tapigo, Geladona, Spaces (North York, Junction, Liberty Village and Gladstone locations), all XMarket locations and the Canadian Barista & Coffee Academy. In addition, consumers can purchase online at https://www.portfoliocoffee.store/.
As the digital face of the plant-based community, PlantX's platform is a one-stop shop for plant-based products. With its fast-growing category verticals, the Company offers customers across North America more than 5,000 plant-based products. In addition to offering delivery service for meals and indoor plants, the Company currently has plans underway to expand its product lines to include a juice and coffee company. The Company uses its digital platform to build a community of likeminded consumers and, most importantly, to provide education. Its successful enterprise is being built and fortified on partnerships with the top nutritionists, chefs, and brands. The Company's digital presence works to eliminate the barriers to entry for anyone interested in living a plant-based lifestyle and thriving in a longer, healthier, and happier life.
Portfolio Coffee is led by an executive team with over 20 years of experience working with award winning farms through the global coffee supply chain, and roasting and retailing specialty coffees. Through its wholesale roaster, Eh Coffee Corp., Portfolio Coffee delivers exquisite, everyday specialty coffees to homes and businesses globally. Portfolio Coffee is a Toronto-based specialty coffee and tea retailer and e-commerce platform (portfoliocoffee.store) that connects customers with directly traded barista-quality beans from esteemed family farms, which are typically reserved only for coffee shops. Founded in 2016 and 2019 respectively, Eh Coffee and Portfolio Coffee work jointly to carefully consider harvest selection and best practices in warehousing, transportation and coffee grading to ensure their specialty lots maintain integrity throughout the supply chain. EH Coffee and Portfolio Coffee are committed to cultivating more transparency and opening dialogues with coffee consumers about what to look for in a "good coffee".
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