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Customer Highlight: Frosty Boy

Customer Highlight: Frosty Boy

In Grand Rapids, the local ice cream parlor is a cherished past time. Likely a corner shop that, for decades, has been serving neighborhood kids (and adults) their favorite indulgent treat: ice cream. Over the years some shops renovate, some hold onto the nostalgia, and most expand their menus; accommodating dietary restrictions, serving locally made goods, and looking for the next big thing. For Frosty Boy, Ferris' Nitro Cold Brew was that *new* special item they were looking for. Frosty Boy, the comeback kid. Locally-owned and operated, Frosty Boy has been a staple in the Creston neighborhood for years. In 2015, after...

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Café News & Updates

Café News & Updates

Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. has made the decision to close two Grand Rapids café locations. Downtown is now closed while West Side will remain open through May 22nd. While these cafés close, Ferris turns their attention to their main location on Seward Ave. with plans to expand the retail and café space at their headquarters. While this decision wasn’t one we made lightly or easily, it’s the one we’ve arrived at. Since our move to our main location on Seward Ave. in 2018, our cafés throughout the city have remained as landmarks for our customers to visit and enjoy. These...

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Recipe: Nut Butter Marble Muffins

Recipe: Nut Butter Marble Muffins

With just 11 ingredients, two mixing bowls, and 22 minutes in the oven, these muffins will be on your table in no time and with no stress. Recipe created and blog written by Julia Robleski There is nothing better than waking up to some freshly-baked muffins and topping them with a spoonful of creamy peanut butter. Seriously, name a better duo…I’ll wait! These Peanut Butter Chocolate Marble Muffins are simply life changing. When my friends tried these, they said that they were one of the best things we’ve baked so far! They’re fluffy, chocolatey, and have the perfect peanut butter flavor...

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Updated Coffee Packaging

Updated Coffee Packaging

We are rounding the final corner on our brand overhaul here at Ferris Coffee & Nut Co. It all started with re-imagining our logo and followed with packaging updates. The sleek, newly designed products now share a cohesive look and feel to them. Our internal team and design creatives at Rocket Science established bold brand guidelines and raised the standards for who we are. “Rocket Science did a phenomenal job navigating the needs and wants of our team, while simultaneously maturing our brand and building it to sell," Mark Van Tongeren, VP of Sales and Marketing, expressed. Our final push was the...

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