FAQs

About Common Man Coffee Roasters

Who is CMCR?
Common Man Coffee Roasters is a specialty coffee roaster, wholesaler, Cafe and Academy based in Singapore and operating throughout Asia.

What is specialty coffee?
Specialty coffee beans are grown in special or ideal climates and exhibit distinctive flavours which are representative of their variety, growing region and processing method. The beans are then expertly roasted by the CMCR team to bring out their potential as we strive to ensures transparency and sustainability at every level of the supply chain.

Where do you beans come from?
Our beans are sourced from all over the world by our dedicated Green Bean Buying team.

Where is your coffee roasted?
All our beans are roasted by our team of expert roasters in Singapore.

Are your products fair-trade?
We do not call our products fair-trade as by default the specialty coffee industry takes special care to develop direct, sustainable relationships with the farmers which creates even more value for them. Traceability is a key component of our business.

How can I stay updated?
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Where is your cafe located?
Please see here for a list of our Cafes.

Are you hiring? 
We are always looking for talented baristas, floor & kitchen crew as well as hot new additions to our wholesale team so please get in touch at info@cmcroasters.com to see if we have a place for you.

CMCR Academy

Am I able to book my class online?
Yes! please see our nifty booking calendar here.

How do I pay for my class?
If you use our nifty calendar (see here) to book then you can pay by credit card when you book. However if you would prefer to pay by cash you can do this either in advance by popping down to the Academy (Monday - Thursday) or on the day of your class.

Am I able to get a refund on my Academy class?
If you have booked a CMCR Academy and can no longer attend, you can request a refund up to 3 days out from the scheduled time. To cancel, please email us directly at training@cmcroasters.com.

What do I need to bring along to my class?
Just yourself and perhaps a jumper as it can get a little chilly in our CMCR Academy Singapore but we provide all the equipment and materials you will need for your class.

Do you have gift vouchers?
Yes we do have a range of gift vouchers which can be used for payment of our CMCR Academy KL classes. Click here to purchase

Unfortunately, we do not offer gift vouchers for our cafes and only redeemable at our CMCR Academy in Kuala Lumpur.

Wholesale

I'm interested in getting your coffee beans for my cafe or workplace, do you do a special rate?
Please get in touch with our dedicated Wholesale team (wholesale@cmcroasters.com) who will be happy to discuss your needs and create a bespoke package for you.