GOODS: 49th Parallel Readies For Holidays, Set To Release Special Blend On Nov. 30th

49th Parallel Café has two locations in Vancouver: 2152 West 4th & 2902 Main St. | Learn more at

The GOODS from 49th Parallel

Vancouver, BC | Handily side-stepping the problem of sizes without resorting to socks, a gift from 49th Parallel is guaranteed to fit the bill this holiday season. Shoppers can easily order online or pick up select items at cafes serving 49th Parallel coffee. Stock up on the roaster’s annual Holiday Celebration Blend which easily works as a stocking stuffer, a gift for your dinner party host, a present for your Uncle Joe, or wrapped under the tree for that unexpected Christmas guest. The company’s unique Coffee Subscription program keeps giving all year, while gift sets make holiday giving a breeze. Details after the leap…

2012 Holiday Celebration Blend

$18; 12 oz.

This year’s Holiday Celebration Blend is a memorable blend of two Honduran coffees: Juan Evangelista’s La Maravilla and Miguel Enamorado’s Los Robles. The blend exhibits an intense fragrance of chocolate and cloves, a clean and juicy mouthfeel, with flavours of dried apricot and ginger snaps. Small enough to fit in a stocking, and large enough to share, a bag of Holiday Celebration Blend will not just brighten Christmas morning but plenty of mornings after that as well. Available online from November 30, and available at cafes serving 49th Parallel shortly after.

Coffee Subscriptions

From $170; available in 3, 6 or 12-month versions

For the serious coffee lover, the 49th Parallel coffee subscription ensures a regular supply of quality beans. At the beginning of every month, they’ll receive three bags of coffee, with the first shipment arriving in a cedar box with the 49th Parallel logo, similar in style to a wine crate. Subscriptions are available for single origin filter coffees and espresso. The new Complete Espresso Subscription covers a bag each of Epic Espresso, Epic Organic and a Single Origin Espresso. Available for order online.

Gift Sets

From $30 

Looking for a no-fuss gift option? Various gift sets combining 49th Parallel coffee along with the company’s iconic mint blue ceramics are available both online and in limited quantities at 49th Parallel’s own  Vancouver cafes as of the end of November. They come beautifully packaged and ready for giving.


Forty Ninth Parallel Café – Kitsilano Location: 2152 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Forty Ninth Parallel Café – Mount Pleasant Location: 2902 Main Street, Vancouver
Roastery and Office: 6741 Cariboo Road, Burnaby – 604-420-4900
Web: | @49thParallel @49thGreen @49thCafe | Facebook


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Vince Piccolo- Owner
Mie Hansen – Green Coffee Buyer
Lindsay Parker – Green Coffee Buyer and Quality Control
Barrett Jones – Sales
Colter Jones – Retail
Kyle Straw – Barista Training and Quality Control


49th Parallel Coffee Roasters endeavours to source the world’s finest coffee beans and roast them to satisfy discerning palates. With a true passion and dedication for specialty coffee, we are committed to offering only the freshest, highest quality coffee to our customers. Every batch of green coffee is carefully roasted to bring out its preeminent qualities. Our buyers travel around the world to meet directly with the farmers at their coffee farms in order to develop relationships that create a better future for everyone involved. We set ethical standards with our direct relationship program and pay a special premium that is above the Fair Trade price standard. The resulting discoveries from our efforts are proudly brought back for you to enjoy.

Every coffee is precisely cupped and carefully evaluated. No exceptions. No short-cuts.

With two locations, the 49th Parallel Cafés in the heart of Kitsilano and Mount Pleasant showcase our own range of coffees, prepared expertly. Even the best coffee can be ruined if it’s not fixed correctly, and we strive to make every cup meticulously, whether you’re enjoying one of our single origin drip coffees or a drink based on our Epic Espresso. Consistently, hands-down, the best cup of coffee you’ll find.

The 49th Parallel Café in Mount Pleasant is also home to Lucky’s Doughnuts. Authentic, hand-crafted and genuinely delicious, our doughnuts are made fresh throughout the day using the highest quality natural ingredients. With all components made from scratch including jams, glazes and fillings, the company also strives to source locally and seasonally.


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