Owners Bob Cowdery and Larry Werges are known as the “Coffee Experts” in the Finger Lakes and Western New York region. They have been honing their craft for over 25 years.
The team at FLCR are industry pioneers who have shared the wealth of their knowledge with hundreds of their wholesale customers. They have used their personal success strategies and industry insights to empower others to start or expand their coffee or cafe business. They have assisted with everything from counter design and customer flow to product and equipment selection. This professional guidance has benefitted many in this fast growing market. If you have questions regarding our coffee or cafe products, don't hesitate to reach out. We are always happy to help.
Three unique FLCR blends have proven to be perennial favorites with our customers.
Our Canandaigua Blend, named after the most popular and most beautiful of the Finger Lakes, is always in high demand because of its full body and flavor.
Our Seneca Blend is named after the deepest and darkest Finger Lake. It is a dark, smooth coffee blend that lacks the sharpness of a French Roast.
Bob and Larry also offer their signature Lake Blend, a mild, medium bodied coffee that is perfect anytime of the day.
Our blends are popular, but we offer over 100 varieties of single origin, blends and flavored coffees just waiting for you to explore.
FLCR is committed to sourcing the best Fair Trade Organic Certified coffee beans from all over the globe. Fair Trade practices ensure that the farmers receive fair compensation for their products and labor, and our customers can be assured that the products have been ethically and sustainably sourced.
Buy purchasing our Fair Trade Organic Certified coffees, you also help support secondary benefits to the farmers and their families including access to education, medical services, upgraded housing options and an overall improvement to their quality of life.
Organic farmers also help the quality of the environment by intercropping plant species and maintaining strict waste management, along with prohibiting the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
Finger Lakes Coffee’s Roastery is Organic Certified by NOFA-NY. You’ll see both the USDA Organic and the Fair Trade Certified Labels on our packaging.
Closer to home in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region, we take initiatives in our stores and Roastery to sustain our environment. From Composting coffee grounds to utilizing chaff (an organic by-product of roasting) in gardens we have always strived to put back in the earth what we take out.