Founder of john conti Coffee Co., John Conti, is retiring after 52 years in the industry. In a letter to customers and team members, Conti announced that Canteen of Kentuckiana, headquartered in Louisville, KY, will be taking over business operations of john conti Coffee Co., also located in Louisville, KY.
“I feel confident that we have found a strategic match with Jack Wells and his team at Canteen of Kentuckiana,” said Conti in the letter. He went on to say that the john conti Company would remain intact. “You will still be able to enjoy the highest quality products, and those products will continue to be delivered by your current Route Territory Manager. You will still be working with the same great team, who will be happy to handle any issue or question that you need assistance with.”
Beginning in 1962 as an operator, John Conti started his business out of his garage with one truck. john conti Coffee Co. has grown to be the region’s largest importer and roaster of specialty coffees.