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Community Coffee Firmly In Family Hands At 100


The desire to serve a good cup of coffee was the seed that sprouted Community Coffee Co. 100 years ago, and it is what keeps the Saurage family’s hand firmly on the plow.

In the early 1900s, Henry Norman “Cap” Saurage began journeying to New Orleans to buy fresh coffee beans to grind and percolate at his Full Weight Grocery in a little community north of Baton Rouge. In 1919, he began buying beans and roasting and bagging them at his house for a new company he named Community Coffee.

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