In the News

After launching U3 Coffee in 2023, we have been telling stories and savoring the relationships we’re cultivating. Check out the latest news as well as information about past and upcoming events.

  • Feb 2024 U3 Coffee co-founder, Kristi Ross is featured in this important article highlighting women leading major changes in the coffee industry.
  • Feb 2024 At CoffeeCon 2023 we met so many awesome coffee lovers! We had the opportunity to connect and learn more about our valued customers and future customers!
  • Jan 2024 Very excited to announce the launch of our brand new weekly podcast across Spotify, Apple and all major streaming platforms. Listen in as we go beyond the bean, around the world, and across the value chain to promote empowerment, mutual learning and connection.
  • Nov 2023 After months of development, we are thrilled to officially launch U3 Coffee. Check out our press release!
  • Nov 2023 The U3 Coffee website is now live. Come back often to buy coffee and merch, check out our latest blog story, follow our ongoing journey, and more!
  • Oct 2023 U3 Coffee partnered with She’s the Roaster to sponsor a woman entrepreneur to attend the 2023 Coffee Roasters Guild Retreat in Blaine Washington.
  • May 2023 There’s a lot of demo and construction underway! U3 Coffee will be opening our flagship coffee shop and roastery in Forest Park in Spring 2024. We can’t wait to connect with our customers in person!
  • Apr 2023 Chicago artist Sam Kirk designed and painted a mural in our coffee lab and it turned out amazing! She masterfully brought to life our personal story that inspired U3 Coffee. Check out more of her work at
  • Feb 2023 Our trip to Tarrazu Estate was a major milestone in our journey to start U3 Coffee. We heard some incredible stories and tasted some of the best coffee in the world.
  • Jan 2022 It all started with learning as much as possible about roasting and the coffee industry and completing multiple certifications, building the foundation for U3 Coffee.