About Us

Burwell Beans is about creating a brilliant coffee experience for our customers, not just in flavor, but in customer care and service.




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we care about our coffee impact

We don’t just buy and roast coffee beans.

We operate with responsive, sensitive care to our customers, farmers and the environment.

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EthicaLlY SourcED

Quality coffee starts with our sourcing practices and extends through ethical relationships with our farmers, producers and importers.

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We work consciously to protect our world. Learn more about our commitment to be as conscious and responsible as possible.

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We give back locally whenever possible, through volunteering, donations, and active support for the Community.

"I highly recommend them to anyone that truly appreciates finding companies you're proud to patronize and of course, a great cup of coffee.."


"Very high-quality product at a fair price. The owner, Rick, is a great guy and very knowledgeable about all kinds of coffee."


"I highly recommend this local roaster. It's a very professional operation. Rick, the founder and owner, is personable, knowledgeable and friendly,.."


"....if the coffee beans were any fresher it would still be in the hills of Columbia..."


"Love this coffee roaster. Rick is a passionate and super knowledgeable coffee entrepreneur..."


"Rick is a great guy and really makes you feel like family. The coffee he roasts is delicious and he is always working to try new flavors that will appeal to his customers"


"I have tried multiple roasts from Burwell Beans. All have been fantastic. Would definitely recommend Burwell Beans!"


"Best coffee ever. RUN don't walk to Burwell Beans. Splendid purveyor, devoted to quality and service and coffee lovers"


"Incredible coffee and customer service! It’s always a pleasure picking up the fresh roasted beans and chatting with Rick. His knowledge and passion for coffee is very apparent in his product"


"Absolutely love Burwell Beans and their different roasts! Never disappointed, coffee blends made to order and always making the house smell delicious when brewing!"


"Excellent local roaster. Quality products and premium service. If you love coffee I highly recommend giving them a try!"


"The coffee is excellent and the customer care is hands on"


British Roots

Burwell Beans takes its name from the English town of Burwell, a medieval settlement near a river or stream. The word Burwell is derived from an Anglo-Saxon settlement (Burgh) close to water (well). The name evokes new life and opportunities  – read our story on Burwell Beans.

Our Team

Learn a little more and get to know us

Rick Appleton

Rick Appleton

Founder & Owner

Laura Appleton

Laura Appleton

Business Operations

Grandson Jackson

Grandson Jackson

Roaster in Training

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Our Mission


Our mission is COFFEE


Customer service at its finest
Operational excellence
Friends of the Earth
Fresh start to your day
Exceptional beans
Excitement in the community




(978) 883 6017




421 Newburyport Turnpike
Rowley, MA 01969