News / Sainsbury Centre and speciality coffee brewers Kofra announce new partnership

Sainsbury Centre and speciality coffee brewers Kofra announce new partnership

The Sainsbury Centre has announced an exciting new partnership with speciality coffee brewers Kofra. The Norwich based company will take over the former East End Café within the Centre on Saturday 20 May.

Kofra, based at Unthank Road, Norwich is renowned for its pursuit of quality, authenticity, innovation and excellence in customer service. This approach has led to a growing recognition of Kofra as expert coffee brewers by many of the leading coffee producers and distributors within the world of specialist coffee and has enabled the company to access some of the worlds most renowned coffees.

A range of speciality coffees from the best roasters in the world will be available at the Sainsbury Centre along with limited edition take away coffee cups featuring a unique design created by a local artist. 

“We have enjoyed the custom and enthusiastic support of many members of both UEA staff and students at our Norwich premises which is going from strength to strength. This loyal support gives us the courage and determination to take on the formidable but exhilarating challenge of providing visitors with coffee and refreshments that meet the standard of excellence that is the hallmark of the Sainsbury Centre” said José De León Guzmán, founder of Kofra, who will personally lead the team at the Centre

Sainsbury Centre Deputy Director Ghislaine Wood added: “Kofra coffee is arguably the best in Norwich and we look forward to working in partnership with José and his team to offer our visitors a memorable experience whilst they visit the Centre.” 

Kofra at the Sainsbury Centre opens on Saturday 20 May and will serve coffee, hot drinks and a selection of cakes and sweet treats, created specially by local artisan bakers for Kofra to pair perfectly with particular coffees and is open during gallery open hours.

For more information please contact:

Penelope Lucas, Head of Marketing & Communications, Sainsbury Centre for Visual

Arts Tel. +44 (0)1603 593649 E-mail, Website

José De León Guzmán, Kofra
Email Tel +44 (0)7747 468969 E-mail website