Nossa Familia in the news


Daily Coffee News, October 11, 2023

Nossa Familia Coffee

Founded in 2004 by Augusto Carneiro, founder and chief friendship officer, Portland, Oregon-based Nossa Familia Coffee aims to deliver exceptional farm-direct coffee and create positive relationships locally and globally. With a total of 41 employees, the company has roasted over 360,000 pounds of coffee in the past year.

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Saveur, May 9, 2023
Specialty roasters are giving these underdog single-origins the spotlight.

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Condé Nast Traveler, October 13, 2022

In the city, the fourth wave coffee movement has a new focus is on education, snob-free experiences, and more people of color owning coffee shops that tap into their heritage. 

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Nossa Familia Zero Waste Cafe in Conde Nast Traveler

The New Single Origin

Eater Portland, June 14, 2021

Immigrant and first-generation roasters are opening cafes to add much-needed context to the conversations we have about specific countries’ coffees.

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This Portland Coffee Brand Is Creating Zero Waste Cafes

Forbes, April, 2019

This B Corp is hoping that it creates a wave of change, pushing customers to invest in a reusable cup or take a few minutes to enjoy a coffee. Could it be the beginning of a wider movement?

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Nossa Familia's Zero Waste Cafe featured in Forbes


As Earth Day focuses on plastics, a Portland coffee roaster and Northwest recycler team up.
OPB • April 22, 2024

Portland sets the pace in coffee industry sustainability. From reusable cups to direct trade practices, a number of local coffee businesses are working toward a more sustainable future.
PDX Today • March 20, 2024

Local, Eco-Friendly Holiday Gift Ideas from Portland Shops
Portland Monthly • November 25, 2022

Climate Change Brews Coffee Price Spike: Severe weather disrupts the coffee industry as consumers resume normal coffee buying habits.
Oregon Business Journal • September 17, 2021

14 Distinctive Portland Cafés That Roast Their Own Coffee
Eater Portland • June 14, 2021

Green Groups Hope for Return of Reusable Coffee Cups
WhoWhatWhy • January 28, 2021

E13 - Augusto Carneiro of Nossa Familia Coffee
Float Small Business Podcast  •  June 2020

The New Normal of Café Reopenings: West Coast—Part One
Barista Magazine Online  •  May 20, 2020

Restaurant Owners Aren’t Thrilled With the Premise of a 10 p.m. Curfew; Plus, Nossa Familia opens a cafe using data from a customer survey
Eater Portland  •  May 12, 2020

What is the future of BYOC post-COVID? Portland Coffee Shops Speak Out
Recycling Advocates  •  May 9, 2020

Oregon Restaurants Adapt To Survive Amid Coronavirus Restrictions
OPB  •  May 8, 2020

Augusto Carneiro on OPB’s Think Out Loud Show Discussing Café Reopening
OPB  •  May 5, 2020

Article Co-Authored by Nossa Familia Director of Coffee, Rob Hoos, Wins National Magazine Award
Roast Magazine & The Maggie Awards  •  April 28, 2020

Our Favorite Places to Order Coffee Online
The Wirecutter  •  April 9, 2020

Awesome Gifts for Coffee Lovers
Roasty Coffee  •  April 2020

Waves of U.S.-Based Cafés Place Temporary Bans on Personal Cups
Barista Magazine  •  March 16, 2020

B Corps + Beverages: Our B Corp Month Roundup
Healthy Human  •  March 2020

The Age of the Zero-Waste Café
Sierra Club Magazine  •  February 20, 2020

2020 Might Just Be the Year of the Zero-Waste Coffeeshop
The Spoon  •  January 3, 2020

First Look at the 2020 Macro Roaster of the Year Finalists
Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine  •  October 14, 2019

OPB’s Think Out Loud: Interview on Nossa Familia’s To-Go Cup Upcharge
Oregon Public Broadcasting  •  June 26, 2019

Why Businesses Employ the Homeless
Oregon Business Magazine  •  June 10, 2019

Embracing Sustainability (p. 48)
Fresh Cup Magazine  •  June 2019

Best Coffee Beans: 27 Roasters to Get Your Beans From
Coffee in My Veins  •  June 2019

Can You Taste the Roasting System?
Roast Magazine  •  May/June 2019

Good is the New Green
Oregon Business Magazine  •  May 21, 2019

Organic Coffee: Enriching Soil is Beginning to Pay Off
STiR Coffee & Tea  •  May 17, 2019

In Portland, Reducing Waste And Increasing Accessibility At Nossa Familia
Sprudge  •  May 3, 2019

Takeaway Without the Trash (p. 38)
Fresh Cup Magazine  •  May 2019

This Portland Coffee Brand is Creating Zero Waste Cafes
Forbes  •  April 30, 2019

Portland Coffee Shop Nossa Familia Will Start Charging For To-Go Cups on Earth Day
Willamette Week  •  April 18, 2019

Augusto Carneiro on Latino Founder Hour Podcast (Soundcloud) | iTunes link
Latino Founder Hour  •  March 28, 2019

17 Best Coffee Shops in Portland, Oregon
VacationIdea  •  March 10, 2019

The Real Leaders 100 Top Impact Companies 2019
Real Leaders  •  January 9, 2019

Nossa Familia on “Talking Trash” Podcast with Peggy LaPoint
101.9 KINK FM  •  January 2019

Our Nine Favorite New Coffee Shops
Willamette Week  •  January 2, 2019

These 11 Shops Offer the Best Coffee in Portland
Trekbible  •  November 13, 2018

A new way to think about design: People with disabilities centered in nonprofit hub
The Oregonian  •  October 11, 2018

These are the 10 Best Cities for Pumpkin Spice Lattes
Redfin Blog  •  October 8, 2018

Nossa Familia Gets Personal With Progressive New Portland Cafe
Daily Coffee News  •  October 1, 2018

Tofurky Adds Vegan Cheesecake to Holiday Feast
VegNews  •  September 14, 2018

The Best Coffee Shops in America
Departures Magazine  •  August 27, 2018

LA’s 17 Essential Coffee Bars, 2018 Edition
Eater LA •  May 9, 2018

The Biggest US Coffee Shop Openings of 2017: West Coast
Daily Coffee News  •  December 22, 2017

Nossa Familia Opens Guatemala-Inspired Café in the Heart of Portland
Daily Coffee News  •  December 5, 2017

Here’s the Biggest News in Portland Coffee in 2017: "The Familia is Getting Much Bigger"
Willamette Week  •  November 8, 2017

Your New Favorite Place To Work And Drink Coffee Is An Art Deco Downtown Lobby
LAist  •  September 14, 2017

This Downtown Lobby Might Be the Most Gorgeous Place to Drink Coffee in LA
Eater LA  •  September 12, 2017

Portland’s Nossa Familia Relocating Roastery, Planning Four New Shops
Daily Coffee News  •  May 31, 2017

Nossa Familia Coffee to Quadruple Cafe Locations
Eater PDX  •  May 11, 2017

Hopworks Turned Coffee Byproducts Into Booze to Create More Income for Farmers
B The Change Magazine  •  December 2, 2016

Tasting Table's Holiday Gift Guide 2016
Tasting Table  •  November 16, 2016

Chef Greg Higgins’ Guide to Portland, OR’s Best Beer, Breakfast and Bar Food
Saveur  •  October 19, 2016

Campus Coffee 101: The DOs and DON'Ts of ordering coffee at UP
The Beacon of the University of Portland  •  October 14, 2016

Nossa Familia Coffee Has Portland Elites Buzzing
Yelp  •  October 6, 2016

Taste Free Coffee and Help Homeless Youth
KGW with Cassidy Quinn  •  October 6, 2016

Portland percolates to top in survey of coffee loving cities
Portland Tribune  •  September 28, 2016

Portland-spawned coffee nonprofit lands $10M
Portland Business Journal  •  September 22, 2016

p:ear & Nossa Familia Coffee Debut New Coffee Window
PDX Food Press  •  September 12, 2016

TV Japan Segment on Portland, Oregon
TV Japan  •  August 2016

A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Imbibe Magazine  •  August 9, 2016

Nossa Familia Rolls Out Bottled Japanese-Style Iced Coffee
Daily Coffee News  •  July 14, 2016

Nossa Familia Coffee Debuts Bottled Iced Coffee This Summer
Food & Beverage Magazine  •  July 6, 2016

Nossa Familia Coffee Roasters launching cold brew for summer
FOX 12 Oregon  •  July 5, 2016

What to sip this summer, from cold brew to cocktails
USA Today  •  June 29, 2016

Portland Gear’s Marcus Harvey Shares his Perfect Pearl District Springtime Itinerary
The Pearl  •  May 3, 2016

Portland software company wants to make the lives of coffee roasters easier
Portland Business Journal  •  May 4, 2016

Meet the 1st Oregon coffee roaster to earn B Corp status
Portland Business Journal  •  April 20, 2016

The Foodie's Guide to Seeing Portland
Mashable  •  April 6, 2016

Claire Whitt of Nossa Familia on p:ear Barista Training
XRAY in the Morning  •  April 4, 2016

Bell Tower Coffee: Portland’s Serene Church Cafe
Sprudge  •  February 29, 2016

Nossa Familia Coffee Guatemala San Miguel Timoteo Minas
KC Coffee Geek  •  February 11, 2016

Back To Black Amsterdam: Coffee Bar And Concept Store
Sprudge  •  February 9, 2016

Portland: the foodie (and drinkie) capital of America
The Telegraph (London)  •  February 5, 2016

Exploring Portland's Coffee Scene
Oregon Lifestyle Home Magazine  •  January 31, 2016 Beans from Brazil
Chicago Coffee Blog  •  January 9, 2016

The 10 Most Underrated Things to do in Portland
The 119 Most Underrated Attractions Around the World
Travel + Leisure  •  December 2015 

Grand Central ventures westward, brings its bread to Beaverton
Portland Tribune  •  December 4, 2015

Brewed Awakening: One coffee roaster’s journey from coffee ennui to bean devotion
The Pearl Magazine  •  November 2015

Good Afterburners Make Good Neighbors
Fresh Cup Magazine  •  November 23, 2015

Cracking the entrepreneurial code: an interview with Augusto Carneiro, co-founder of Nossa Familia
Built Oregon  •  October 2015 

The Ultimate Guide to Portland's Coffee Scene
Discover Portland  •  October 8, 2015

New coffee brings local, environmental change
The Beacon  •  September 10, 2015

Foodies Favorite Finds: Augusto Carneiro, founder of Nossa Familia Coffee
GoLocalPDX  •  August 31, 2015

Roaster Profile: Nossa Familia Coffee  •  August 22, 2015

Nossa Familia Coffee + Grand Central Bakery Brunch Pairing
Martha Chartreuse  •  July 8, 2015

Trip Report: Nossa Espresso Bar (Nossa Familia Coffee, Pearl District, Portland, OR)
TheShot Espresso News and Reviews  •  June 20, 2015

The PBJ100: Here are Oregon's fastest-growing companies (Ranked)
The Portland Business Journal  •  June 17, 2015

Getting to Know Nossa Familia Coffee
Sip Northwest  •  June 2015

Noosa Familia Makes Best of Portland Top 200 List for Best Local Coffee Roaster
Willamette Week  •  June 2015

All in the Familia
The Purple Post  •  April 28, 2015

Dive Deep into Coffee at Nossa Familia Coffee Roasters' Pearl District Digs
Eater Portland  •  March 23, 2015

The Vertical Integrator: Nossa Familia is a coffee company where nobody gets in the middle
Edible Portland Magazine  •  Fall 2014

Local Hero Awards: Nossa Familia Coffee Wins Beverage Artisan Category
Edible Portland Magazine  •  Spring 2014

40 Under 40: Nossa Familia Coffee's Augusto Carneiro
Portland Business Journal  •  February 2014

Vertical Integration: Four coffee companies explore models for taking over new parts of the supply chain
Roast Magazine  •  February 2014

Behind the Food Carts: Nossa Familia Coffee
October 28, 2013

Hook It to My Veins: Portland’s best new cafes of 2013
Willamette Week  •  December 4, 2013

Nossa Familia’s New Microlots - Extending the Family Beyond Brazil
Caffeinated PDX  •  September 24, 2013

Q&A: Nossa Familia’s Augusto Carneiro
Portland Monthly  •  April 8, 2013

Nossa Familia Coffee launches Kickstarter campaign for its Farm to Cup Brazilian Espresso Bar
September 7, 2012