Meet Henk van Zyl, Gansbaai Coffee Roasters

Friday, 3 September, 2021

Name of Roastery:

Gansbaai Coffee Co.

Name of Head Roaster: Henk van Zyl

How did you get into coffee roasting?

It started as a hobby, grew into an obsession fairly rapidly!

What is your favourite coffee to roast currently?

I love coffee from Burundi and Rwanda

If you had to drink one coffee for the rest of your life, what would it be? (Origin, varietal, processing, roast profile)

Must be the ASITD Burundi Gatukuza, Natural/Bourbon/medium roast

What has been your favourite moment in coffee?

Repeat customer smiles

Tell us one of your favourite songs! 

Boston, More than a feeling

If you had to eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?


Where can we find your roastery?

38 Church Street, Gansbaai

Can we buy your coffee online?

Almost! Keep your eyes on our social media.

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