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Old Rock Roastery was awarded the “Company of the Year (1-15 Employees)” from the Northern Ontario Business Awards (NOBA) in 2008.

A blue-collar mining town like Sudbury relies on a solid mug of java. With coffee outlets on every busy corner and morning drive-through traffic that spills out onto city streets, some people close to Carole and Luc Roy thought the couple were nuts to start a coffee house.

Their European-style cafe concept for the Old Rock Roastery, featuring locally roasted, fair trade, organic coffee, was so intriguing, some Laurentian University business students made a case study out of them. “When you go get wine, how many varieties are there? There’s millions of them. It’s the same thing with coffee.”

Continue reading the article on NOBA’s website