Royal Cup Coffee and Tea Creates a Bridge to It's Future
Royal Cup Coffee and Tea, founded in 1896, has undergone significant transformations over the years. From selling coffee from a horse and wagon to becoming a thriving business today, the company has a rich history. Billy Smith, the current CEO and grandson of the original owner, has led the company's growth. They recently completed a major project that includes expanding their facilities, enhancing storage capabilities, and implementing cutting-edge innovations like automated scanning and advanced control systems. The project received the Manufacturing Innovator of the Year award in 2019. With the new improvements, Royal Cup can efficiently handle and track inventory, ensuring product quality and safety. They have also focused on improving traceability, integrating their processes with advanced systems, and investing in sustainability measures. The company serves various markets, including foodservice, office coffee, convenience stores, and contract manufacturing. Their product range includes coffee, tea, and ready-to-drink beverages. Royal Cup continues to evolve and meet the changing demands of consumers.