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Barrie house coffee's commitment to
diversity, equity & inclusion

A Message from Our CEO

Barrie House Coffee is a company built on family values, driven by a diverse and inclusive community of passionate employees who strive to make a difference to our consumers. Our owners and leadership team operate under the understanding that doing good for society is a critical part of running a successful business. Therefore, we continue to work relentlessly, making sure that Barrie House delivers positive benefits to our employees, our communities, and the planet at large.

Our company’s vision is to be the world-class coffee company, highlighting our industry expertise, and leveraging our innovative spirit to elevate the coffee experience. Our purpose is to inspire a great coffee drinking experience, offering innovative products and processes, always acting in a manner that is socially and environmentally responsible. We are committed to building a talented and diverse workforce and creating an environment in which every employee can excel based on their performance. Our unrelenting focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is paramount to achieving our current and future successes.

This year, Barrie House celebrates 87 years as a company. Throughout our history, we have remained in firm belief that our greatest strength lies in the many diverse and passionate employees in our business. We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status.  Our objectives are to seek out and hire talented, dedicated employees, giving them the opportunity to learn, grow and succeed.

Our incredible employees consistently demonstrate a passion for our core values (Safety, Integrity, Respect) and for creating a culture of belonging where everyone’s input is welcomed. By empowering our employees to share their diverse perspectives, we can do our best work, be more creative and achieve our potential.

For all of us at Barrie House, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are more than simply “the right thing to do.” It is a significant part of our family values and company principles.  We are committed to actively create a productive work environment where individual and cultural differences are respected and valued, and where we foster belonging and empowerment for every employee.

I want to thank our employees, our partners, our customers and all who enjoy our products all around the world.

Craig M. James