Chromatic in the News

We've compiled a few links of mentions from notable magazines, news papers, journals, popular blogs, Podcasts, and other media. Here you can follow our journey of continued dedication to the craft since 2012!





Metro Best of Silicon Valley 2022: Best Local Roaster! (Silicon Valley's Metro, 2022)

Celebrating Traditional Excellence: Classic Coffees from Central America (Coffee Review, November 2022)

How to Start a Legendary Coffee Roaster in California with Hiver van Geenhoven (, November 2022)

A Rose by Any Other Name: What to Call Your Coffee Company (Fresh Cup Magazine, October 2022)

We Don't Talk About Robusta! (Robert McKeon Aloe, June 2022)

Meet the South Bay Roaster Importing Coffees as Rare as a Holographic Charizard Card (Eater SF, 2022)

Best Coffee in the San Francisco Bay Area (San Francisco Chronicle, 2022)


Metro Best of Silicon Valley 2021: Best Local Roaster, Best Cafe, Best Independent Coffeehouse (Silicon Valley's Metro, 2021)

Top 30 Coffees of 2021 (Coffee Review, December 2021)

Our Love Affair With Geisha - It's Not Just A Panama Thing Anymore (Coffee Review, November 2021)

Yemen Coffees: Variations On The World's Oldest Cup Profile (Coffee Review, October 2021)

Cold Black Coffee: Simplicity Rules the Post-Pandemic RTD Landscape (Coffee Review, July 2021)

Microcavitate Your Cold Brew in 90 Seconds With The Osma Pro (Sprudge, May 2021)


Ten Coffee Virtual Backgrounds for Your Next Virtual Chat (Sprudge, May 2020)


Whole Foods Cupertino Hosts We Love Local Event (El Estoque, October 2019)

The Bay Area's 8 Best Independent Coffee Roaster's (InsideHook, 2019)


The $25-and-Under Golden State Gift Guide (Thrillist, 2018)

Cool Beans: How to be a conscientious coffee consumer (Daily Trojan, 2018)

The Best Cappuccinos in the Bay Area (7x7, 2018)

Third Wave Water Review: Can Mineral Packets Make Better Coffee? (I Need Coffee, 2018)

San Jose's first Irish Coffee competition set (The Mercury News, 2018)

BusinessMakers USA - Hiver van Geenhoven, Chromatic Coffee (HighDrive TV, July 2018)

Oakland Eats: 'Peter's Kettle Corn' & 'Modern Coffee' Expand to City Center; More (hoodline, 2018)

Chromatic Coffee: Raising the (Coffee) Bar (Edible Silicon Valley, 2018)


Port of Mokha, Chromatic Partner ahead of Dave Eggers Book Release (Silicon Valley's Metro, 2017)

Retail Project of the Year: Warehouse rehab brings arts, brews, and creatives to San Jose (Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2017)

Chromatic Coffee Opens in Downtown San Jose (The Mercury News, 2017)

Coffee Tech: Brew like a barista with the latest gear (The News-Herald, 2017)

Bay Area's Five Most Ecclectic Coffee Houses (The Mercury News, 2017)

Popular third-wave coffee shop coming to downtown San Jose's Second Street (Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2017)

21 Bay Area Coffee Shops join weekend fundraising effort for ACLU (SFGATE, 2017)

A Nationwide Coffee Fundraiser for the ACLU (Sprudge, 2017)

Sunnyvale: Library cart cafe brews coffee, fights homelessness (The Mercury News, 2017)


Nucafe to promote Uganda's coffee in the US (New Vision, 2016)

Water Profiling: Chromatic Coffee (Fresh Cup Magazine, 2016)


Coffee cart helmed by homeless baristas officially opens in San Jose (The Mercury News, 2015)

Chromatic Named Definitive Top Bay Area Roaster by Industry Experts - (Thrillist, 2015)

Downtown Streets Team Helps Formerly Homeless Jumpstart Careers with Kartma Coffee Biz (San Jose Inside, 2015)

Nice Package: Chromatic Coffee of Silicon Valley, California (Sprudge, 2015)

Chromatic Coffee Company (Fresh Cup Magazine, June 2015)


Top 30 Coffees of 2014 (Coffee Review, 2014)

Coffee in California's South Bay (Sprudge, 2014)

Subtle Exoticism: Sulawesi and Papua New Guinea (Coffee Review, 2014)

Subtle but Not Tame: Brazils 2014 (Coffee Review, 2014)

Introducing Perfect Coffee, A Bay Area Startup That Wants to Make Pre-Ground Coffee Cool (Sprudge, 2014)


Chromatic Coffee Celebrates First Anniversary (, 2013)

Chromatic Coffee named Best New Coffee Roaster (Silicon Valley's Metro, 2013)


World Barista Blog Interviews Gifted Chromatic Hunk (Sprudge, 2012)

'The barista is the diplomat for specialty coffee' (World Barista, 2012)

Photos from the Grand Opening (Silicon Valley's Metro, 2012)