Thanks to you, our loyal customers, Mariposa Coffee has continued to grow each and every year. Our little shop on the side of Highway 49 has been bursting at the seams with how much coffee we need to
keep up with the demand. This growth has caused us to sharpen our pencil and figure out how to
handle this growth now and into the future.

We are proud to announce that we opened a second roastery in Fresno to increase our roasting
capacity. This new facility will enable us to be more responsive to our customers and continue growing
for the coming years.

Now, we know what you’re thinking…What about the retail shop?! Is Gerry still roasting and doing customer demonstrations?! Who is running the new place?!

Here is the good news – That little shop on the side of Highway 49 is still going! You can stop by for a
roasting demonstration and continue buying our freshly roasted beans (packaged on the spot!) as well
as our mugs and gift items. Gerry would love to visit with you and show you the process while giving a
little history of our company.

Sooo…who is running the new place?? The short answer: Generation 2.0. Over the years, you have
seen family members and family friends (are they that different?) working in the retail store. Gerry
and Daryel Lee’s daughter, Rachael, was a long-time employee of Mariposa Coffee and eventually her
husband, Philip, joined the family business.

As the business grew and the future path was being decided, Philip’s college friend, Ryan, was brought
into the mix. Ryan worked up in the Mariposa store, serving customers and roasting coffee for a little
over a year before Philip and Ryan left to oversee the new warehouse.

Ryan, Gerry, and Philip at the Fresno Roastery

The new roastery uses the same roasting process that Gerry crafted at the original location. We still,
and will continue to, strive to provide fresh, quality coffee and focus on making a great customer
experience for everyone we interact with.

Thank you for all the years of continued support and we look forward to being your favorite coffee
provider for the years to come.

All of us at Mariposa Coffee

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