No Pressure Coffee is no longer associated with the Market Garden supermarket nor Double Dutch Café, in Simpson Bay.

If you’re interested in advice on how you can dramatically improve your own espresso and cappuccino, contact me and let me show you how to make the best coffee, espresso and cappuccino on St Maarten.



No Pressure Coffee has made it its mission to

  • make the best cup of coffee on St Maarten
  • bring specialty coffee to the island of Sint Maarten/Saint Martin
  • introduce the concept of “Third Wave Coffee” on the island
  • teach about the difference between normal and specialty or “third wave” coffee
  • teach and train locals in the art of brewing coffee, foaming milk and making latte art
  • potentially certify staff according to the standards of the SCA, Specialty Coffee Association
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SCA Member 2018


Coffee tasting. Wait, what? That’s right “coffee tasting”.

Why would you taste coffee? Coffee is coffee, right? Sure, but there are over 30 variables that determine how a cup of coffee tastes when you drink it and that holds for common supermarket brews as well as costly beans from Hacienda La Esmeralda in Panama that sell at $60,000 for 100 kilo (source).

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Going separate ways

Sadly, Market Garden, the Double Dutch Café and No Pressure Coffee will be going their separate ways as of today. It’s really difficult establishing specialty coffee standards in an area that still consumes large amounts of instant coffee, that was already known when we started our cooperation in March. But it has proven increasingly more …


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