Buddy Brew 'Bulls Blend' coffee launches at USF

Buddy Brew 'Bulls Blend' coffee launches at USF
New blend is now available in stores and online

This fall, Buddy Brew opened its ninth cafe — on the University of South Florida’s Tampa, Florida, campus. To commemorate the partnership, Buddy Brew created Bulls Blend, now available in stores and online.

The Buddy Brew café at USF is located in the new state-of-the-art Judy Genshaft Honors College, providing a dining and gathering space for students, faculty and staff, while complementing the building’s architectural design. 
Bulls Blend is a unique, proprietary blend created for USF. It is a blend of freshly harvested specialty grade coffee beans sourced by Buddy Brew from smallholder farmers El Salvador and Ethiopia.
The coffee is fresh-roasted at Buddy Brew’s Tampa roastery in small batches, and has tasting notes of dark chocolate, citrus and creamy walnut. 
“We are so excited to share Bulls Blend with the USF campus community and beyond,” said Buddy Brew Co-owner/founder Susan Ward. “This ethically sourced specialty coffee reflects our Brew Good, Do Good mission, as well as honors USF’s reputation for excellence, hard work and community service. We are thrilled with our partnership with USF and can’t wait to see all we will do together while serving the students, faculty, staff and alumni. Go Bulls!” 

Bulls Blend is available for purchase in whole bean at Buddy Brew’s ecommerce store (buddybrew.com) and Buddy Brew café locations.

“We’re very proud to see Bulls Blend served in our beautiful new honors building on the Tampa campus,” said Charles Adams, the Judy Genshaft Endowed Dean at the Judy Genshaft Honors College. “Like USF and the Judy Genshaft Honors College, Bulls Blend represents the best of the Tampa Bay region. It’s especially fitting to have a house coffee to help fuel our honors students’ late night study sessions!”

Buddy Brew is also offering exclusive co-branded drinkware in-store and online. The USF café offers Buddy Brew’s signature hot and iced coffees, and a full breakfast and lunch menu, including house-baked cookies and croissants, avocado toast with poached eggs, and more. 

Buddy Brew’s BOLT Cold Brew  in Nitro and Original, is on tap, and also available in grab-and-go cans in a refrigerated case.

The café accepts USF Dining Dollars in addition to cash, debit and credit. Guests can order ahead on Buddy Brew's locations page.

Hours of business are 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; with hours likely to be extended in the coming weeks.

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Buddy Brew’s “Brew Good, Do Good” mission

Buddy Brew Coffee was founded more than a decade ago by Dave and Susan Ward with the motto and mission: “Brew Good. Do Good.” The popular Tampa craft roaster sources only the top specialty-grade coffees, and pays exceptional prices so small-holder farmers can thrive.

Buddy Brew also supports local and global charities, including OnBikes, Trees for Kibira, Vuvivo Ministries and many others. They are actively investing in the lives of foster children, people affected by human trafficking and at risk youth. Purchase Buddy Brew Coffee online, at one of its nine cafe locations and on the shelves at grocery stores across the country, like Sprouts, The Fresh Market, Publix and Whole Foods.

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