Roasting Solutions expanding headquarters, manufacturing facility, and brewing up jobs in Dubuque (IA)
DUBUQUE, Iowa — Roasting Solutions, LLC (dba Verena Street Coffee) is a local company that has seen tremendous growth since opening its current coffee roasting facility five years ago. Led by the fourth generation of the Gantz family, Eric and Michael, the company’s coffee brands are popular and are now sold in over 700 retail outlets – A number that grows every day.
The company plans to invest approximately $7 million on the construction of a new national headquarters and manufacturing facility in the Dubuque Industrial Center South. The development agreement between Roasting Solutions, LLC and the City of Dubuque showed that the project will create at least 10 new jobs.
Greater Dubuque has worked with the company on the expansion since its inception and assisted the company in brokering a Development Agreement with the City of Dubuque. As part of the agreement, approved by the Dubuque City Council, the company will purchase 12.03 acres and construct a new 34,000-square-foot facility.
In 1916, the Gantz family opened their first bottling company in the Dubuque area.