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Palmetto coffee shop & roastery now open.  Free shipping on all orders over $25

Palmetto coffee shop & roastery now open.  Free shipping on all orders over $25

Palmetto coffee shop & roastery now open.
  Free shipping on all orders over $25 | Podcast: Josh Schmidt

Josh Schmidt is the founder of Banyan Coffee Company, a local roaster and coffee shop that was started in Bradenton and is now based in Palmetto.  He joins TBT’s Mitch Maley to discuss what makes a good cup of coffee and why he decided to turn his passion for java into a local business. Click […]

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Banyan Coffee Roaster Opens Brick-And-Mortar Coffee Shop In Palmetto

PALMETTO, FL — The owners of specialty coffee roaster Banyan Coffee Co. got their start roasting beans at home and eventually operating a bright blue mini truck — a 1984 Cushman Truckster. Now, the Schmitts have taken Banyan to a new level by opening a brick-and-mortar coffee shop and roastery at 1110 10th Street W. in Palmetto […]

Banyan Coffee Expands its Canopy in Florida with New Roastery and Cafe

The fun-loving Florida coffee company Banyan Coffee has parked its 1984 Cushman Truckster in order to open a full brick-and-mortar roastery cafe in Manatee County. “Our goal was to allow people to come see the roasting process through a 12-by-4-foot glass viewing window,” said Schmitt. “It’d be kind of the same setup if you went to a […]

Coffee Roastery Upgrades From a Truck to a Brick and Mortar

Josh and Abbey Schmitt, the husband-wife duo who run the shop, Banyan Coffee Co., have been looking for a brick and mortar location for a few years. They started roasting coffee beans in their garage in Oregon in 2013, sending coffee to family and friends. When they moved to Bradenton a year or two later, […]

The Bradenton Times | Banyan Coffee Opens Palmetto Location

PALMETTO — Banyan Coffee Company, a local craft coffee roaster that has been wowing java connoisseurs at local farmers’ markets and through its delivery service, has opened its first brick-and-mortar coffee shop. Located in downtown Palmetto, the store is open Tuesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. (closed […]

2022: Gold Best Coffee Shop 

Considered Bradenton’s specialty coffee roaster, the Banyan Coffee Shop doesn’t believe organic coffee is a trend that it should follow. It has been selling organic joe for years.Click the link below to view the listings

Cockpit to Coffee

Transpiring from sheer curiosity and a hankering for “better coffee,”  the evolution of Banyan Coffee Co.—a specialty roaster in Bradenton—was far from expected for husband and wife Josh and Abbey Schmitt.“I actually never used to have a desire for coffee,” admits Josh laughingly, “but during my time in aviation, that was really the only thing available, and all the other pilots would drink it. So I eventually did too, but started wanting to see what other options were out there.”

Sarasota Magazine: Banyan Coffee Co. Highlight

A Local Coffee Roaster Has Begun Selling Barrel-Aged Beans Banyan Coffee Co. is aging beans in bourbon, rye, rum, tequila and wine barrels to impart extra flavor. Image: Courtesy Photo Josh Schmitt, who owns the Bradenton coffee roasting business Banyan Coffee Co. with his wife, Abbey, is not a fan of most flavored coffees. “Specialty coffee doesn’t […]