- Jul 31, 2007
Is MJB coffee good overall? I am no Coffee expert but I like their coffee.
omegapd said:Been many years since I had any...it must not be too popular down here in the grocery stores. It's been around for years, though...
If you like it- that's all that matters! ;-)
Coffee Industry Secret No. 1 - Fresh roasted gourmet coffees onlycartoons10 said:I live in the US but have little income.
-- purchased in 2006.MJB is a brand of coffee owned by Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA.
Hence, MJB.MJB coffee was started in 1881. It is named for
Max J. Brandenstein, an importer of coffee, tea
and spices in San Francisco in the late 1800s.
I think these days they might be owned either by Kraft,
Sara Lee or General Foods. Originally out of San Francisco
(back then the equivaent of Seattle today for coffee).... their
competitors were other home grown brands...Hill Bros and
They are (were) famous for one of the most outstanding
advertising campaigns in history.... the "?" at a world title boxing
bout back in Nevada in 1910. Before the bout Mannie, the owner,
and his crew painted footsteps on the sidewalk leading to the
ring, interspersed with "?"'s . The day the fight was on was
unbearable hot- MJB gave out thousands of free pa fans with
the "?" painted on them.... "why" and the MJB brand became
famous! The "why?" slogan was to always be linked with the