Ronnoco Coffee Plant Tour | AIChE

Ronnoco Coffee Plant Tour

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 5:00pm CST
In-Person / Local
Ronnoco Coffee Company
618 S. Boyle Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
United States

Ronnoco was started by J.P. and James J. O’Connor – two brothers who experienced an innovation that changed their lives at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis – imported coffee beans roasted over a gas flame. The distinct flavor and aroma inspired the creation of the Ronnoco Coffee Company. With a unique entrepreneurial spirit, the brothers founded Ronnoco (O’Connor spelled backwards), and started delivering coffee beans to local hotels by horse-drawn buggy.

Ronnoco remains a local, Midwest-owned and operated company that is small enough to pay attention to the details that go into making great coffee, but large enough to service more than 20 states throughout the US. From roasting premium blend coffees to delivering complete beverage solutions, at Ronnoco, our passion is serving those who serve our products.

Please arrive at the facility by 4:30 PM and park in the main lot.

4:30-5:00 Arrival and check-in (target)
5:00-5:30 Ronnoco Presentation
5:30-6:10 Plant Tour
6:30-8:00 Dinner

COST:   The tour is free, Dinner is at personal expense

Dinner after the tour is optional but will be at:

4317 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110

Layla is ~0.6 miles away from the tour site.

RSVP:   Bob Gale at or (314) 553-7111.  Please reserve your spot no later than January 20th.   Indicate if you will be joining us for dinner as well.  Attendance is limited to the first 25 people to register.