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The History of Blugold Roast

Zach Wenning

Blugold Roast was created back in 2016 with the intent to help students build actual business skills for a real operational company. Not only was this used as a way for students to gain actual business knowledge in low risk scenarios, Blugold Roast was also created for a good cause. In the development stages of the business, it was decided to make sure all our products were fair-trade, organic, and carbon negative. Blugold Roast has always stood for more than profit, creating a positive change is written into the DNA of our company.  Tyler and Nills began to grow BGR...

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Blugold Roasts Big 2021 Update

Zach Wenning alumni Blugold Roast coffee

2020 was a difficult year for all of us, including us here at Blugold Roast. Like all rough years, it has also given us time and perspective to make some big changes in the new year. Simply put, we are excited to tackle 2021 and to continue to grow our coffee. The first major change will be an update to our visual brand. We have not updated our website and visual brand since our founding almost 5 years ago. A lot has changed in the last 5 years, and we are due for an update. In the coming weeks keep...

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"Blugold Roast and ACHCA have teamed up to sell bags of coffee to help support Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria" - UWEC College of Business

Bradley Johnson

"Blugold Roast and ACHCA have teamed up to sell bags of coffee to help support Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria" - UWEC College of Business

  Not sure what to get your mom for Mother's Day? Do you need to stock up on coffee for finals week next week? Blugold Roast and ACHCA have teamed up to sell bags of coffee to help support Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria with 100% of the proceeds being donated to LeadingAge Disaster Relief Fund. Not only are all proceeds going toward disaster relief, but the coffee is also carbon negative so it's great for the environment!The coffee bags are available for purchase in the HCAD office (Schneider 226) for only $12 so be sure to stop in before...

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Blugold Spotlight featuring Ann Rupnow

Bradley Johnson

Blugold Spotlight featuring Ann Rupnow

Ann Rupnow is the faculty advisor to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.

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Leader-Telegram reports on presentation by Bradley Johnson & Nils Mowlem on Blugold Roast

Bradley Johnson

Leader-Telegram reports on presentation by Bradley Johnson & Nils Mowlem on Blugold Roast

"At the recent meeting featuring Blugold Roast, students Nels Mowlem, a junior from Hutchinson, Minn., and Bradley Johnson, a freshman from Lake Geneva, described how the business started last fall and is designed to give students experience with sales, marketing, distribution, accounting, inventory management and other business skills." - Eric Lindquist

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