Sahra Nguyen is the Founder and CEO of Nguyen Coffee Supply, America’s first specialty Vietnamese coffee company and the leading proud champion of the resilient robusta bean. Importing directly from farms in Vietnam and roasting in Brooklyn, NY. The company’s mission is to transform the coffee industry through diversity, sustainability & cultural integrity.
Nguyen is often credited as the leader of the Vietnamese coffee movement in North America and has served as an expert voice on Good Morning America, Bloomberg TV, NY1, CNBC, The Drew Barrymore Show, and CBS Saturday Morning. She has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Forbes, VICE, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, and countless other media. In early January 2020, Imbibe Magazine featured Sahra Nguyen as one of the #Imbibe75–people, places, and directions that will shape how you drink in 2020. She is a founder of the Gold House Collective Food & Beverage cohort, a leading network to celebrate and elevate the Asian American community. In 2021, Nguyen graced the July cover of Food & Wine as one of their 25 Game Changers, and in 2023, she graced the cover of Inc.Magazine as one of their Most Dynamic Women Entrepreneurs. Additionally, the 2023 Sprudgie Awards awarded Nguyen “Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Excellence” for writing a new chapter in the story of Vietnamese coffee in America, and in June 2023 Crain’s NY’s “Diversity and Inclusion Awards” recognized Nguyen as an emerging leader.