Albany, N.Y. Leader Cashes In On His Coffee Expertise
Chris Nachtrieb's efforts to educate customers about coffee service has begun to pay off big. A reputation honed in the OCS and foodservice markets now reaches the consumer via the Internet.
Profile: Chris Coffee Service
Headquarters Location: Albany, N.Y. Founded: 1989 Owner: Chris Nachtrieb Number of Routes: 27 Sales mix: OCS 30%, Foodservice coffee 40%, Internet 30% Main equipment lines: Bloomfield, Wilbur Curtis, Cafection Enterprises, Keurig, La Spaziale, Cimbali, Faema, Brasilia, Nuova Simonelli, Elektra, Mazzer, MACAP, Quick Mill and more Coffee suppliers: Empire Coffee, Reunion Island, Green Mountain, Timothy's, LaVazza, Illy Cafe Software supplier: Metroplex Data Systems Annual Sales: Between $6 million and $10 million