Press Clippings

    By Breanne Massey, Pioneer Staff

    Kicking Horse Coffee has brewed up a warming success story in the heart of the Columbia Valley.

    The Invermere-based business has recently been named #15 on the Best Workplaces in Canada list created by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for 2015.

    This year’s list received over 200 nominations and lured out over 60,000 employees to compete in employee feedback sessions and an in-depth review about the organization’s culture, including credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie.


    INVERMERE, BC - Kicking Horse Coffee named #15 on this year’s Best Workplaces in Canada list.

    Honoured? Yes we are! Surprised? Nope,” said Elana Rosenfeld, Kicking Horse Coffee’s CEO. “Our team kicks ass. That means equal parts hard work and having fun. Our people are passionate about working together to wake people up with a delicious, mysterious, inspiring beverage. It’s hard not to have fun at work!

    By Lizzie Midyette - Special to the Pioneer

    Coffee Fest 2015 built on the seeds planted by Invermere events coordinator Theresa Wood with four days of super-caffeinated fun giving locals and visitors alike many reasons to celebrate their favourite beverage and explore Invermere’s bustling coffee culture.

    It’s impossible to say Invermere Coffee Fest without conjuring up the legendary magic of long-time local Kicking Horse Coffee.

    Kicking Horse Coffee has been a key character in the Canadian coffee landscape for nearly 20 years. They’ve always been one of the industry’s significant precedent setters, and were among the first to commit to using only Fair Trade and organic beans.

    The fourth annual Clean Eating Clean Choice Awards honors the top 100 products across 15 categories, including everything from pantry staples, breakfast picks, super time-savers, snacks, grains, baking goods, dairy and non-dairy items, gourmet goodies, green cleaning products, supplements and more. We select the very best from the endless products that line supermarket shelves. With more and more companies working to create clean and healthy packaged products, we feel it’s important to reward their innovation and service to healthy eaters everywhere.