History of Seattle

Seattle Coffee Company was first started in London by husband and wife team – Alley and Scott Svenson – who were inspired by their experience of specialty coffee brands in their hometown of Seattle. Seattle Coffee Company was then brought to South Africa by best friends Pete and Barry, two South African locals. Our first local store opened its doors in Cavendish Square, Cape Town in November 1997.

Today, we remain independent of any international parent company and maintain our roots as an exclusively South African, family-run business.

Ultimately it comes down to taking what the smaller guys are doing, and trying to scale it. It is, always has, and always will be, about The Way You Like It.

Director: Talya Galasko
Creative Director: Talya Goldberg
DOP & Lighting: J
Sound Recording:
Sound Design:
Cam Assist:
Barry: Barry Parker
Pete: Pete Howie

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