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About Back to Black

Back to Black is an Amsterdam based company existing out of a coffee roastery, two coffee bars, a little bakery and an SCA training academy.


Our roastery

We started roasting our own coffee in 2015 out of passion for craftsmanship. We are constantly looking for exceptional coffees with outspoken characteristics to thereafter
roast this coffee in the best possible way. We select our green bean importers carefully. Our importers stimulate farmers in different ways to farm more sustainable, they are
doing this by paying higher prices for better-produced coffee or to advice about harvesting, processing and storing the coffee at location. We find it very important to make every step in the process from cherry till cup of coffee as transparent as possible. This way the client can get all the information they need about the coffee; we think this
is an important step towards more sustainable coffee.

Pies from our bakery

We choose all products we use for baking carefully. We bake all pies in our own bakery, which is why we know exactly what goes into our pies and how over the years we perfected our own secret recipes

Sustainable entrepreneurship

In our business we base our choices on sustainability. This includes everything, from biological detergent to a green energy supplier. For us it’s important to base the choices you make not only on yourself, but also on the world and the
people around you.

The founders

Back to Black is founded by Noortje Vlutters and Inge Bulthuis. “We’ve known each other since we were 12 and we founded Back to Black in 2014. We hope to serve a lot more great coffees and pies in the years to come to our customers and wholesale clients”.

Thank you for being addicted!

Our barista team

In the evening she rocks the dance floor with her latin moves, but during the day this Black Magic manager is shining in Back to Black. Sybilla has loads of experience and was Dutch Barista Champion finalist in 2017.
Back to Black team - Melanie
Melanie has been working at Back to Black the longest, she has the best oat latte art skills. Besides being a great barista, she is also an amazing roaster.
Binkie makes sure everyone feels welcome at Back to Black. Our boy stole our hearts and keeps stealing our customer's hearts on a daily base.
Koen is an artist by night and a graphic designer by day. He designed al graphic outings of Back to Black. Is there anything this man cannot do?


We are always looking for baristas with experience in Specialty coffee. You will be working in a great team of baristas. We organize cuppings and there is always room for training to improve your barista skills.


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