7 Best Swedish Coffee Brands That You Should Try

If you want to experience the Swedish tradition of “fika” or simply want a smooth cup of coffee, here are the best Swedish coffee brands that you can try!

Best swedish coffee brands
Swedes consumed 7.7 kg of coffee per person per year

Are you a coffee aficionado who prefers a stronger, smoother, aromatic brew? If so, then you might want to try some Swedish coffee brands.

As of 2020, the Swedes consumed 7.7 kg of coffee per person per year, which is more than double the amount consumed by Americans. This proves that Sweden has a real love affair with coffee, and you can see it almost everywhere you go. In fact, coffee is so deeply ingrained in their culture that they have a special word for taking a coffee break — fika.

Keep reading to find the eight best Swedish coffee brands you can try!

1. Gevalia

With more than 100 years in the business, Gevalila is one of the best most popular Swedish coffee brands. Since, 1853 they have been producing high-quality coffee. The flavors of the Gevalia House Blend Medium Roast coffee are intense and slightly acidic, as it is made from hand-picked Kenyan beans. 

Victor Theodor Engwall founded Gevalia in Gavle, Sweden, and the company has since spent 150 years creating the ideal cup. You can taste the rich history and experience in each cup as Gevalia shares its heritage and love of coffee with everyone. 

To get the most flavor, this coffee roasts 100% Arabica beans slowly before using a snap cooling method. The coffee is Kosher-certified and keto-friendly, and the bag may be resealed to help maintain its freshness.

Keto Friendly
Gevalia House Blend Medium Roast Arabica Ground Coffee
$11.84 ($0.59 / Ounce)
  • One 20 oz. bag
  • Ground coffee
  • Keto-friendly
  • Medium roast
  • 100% Arabica beans

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2. Zoega

Zoega is one of the oldest Swedish coffee brands, after opening it’s doors in 1886. The Zoega Skanerost blend is great for those with a low-caffeine tolerance as it does not contain as much as other brands. This Arabica coffee has a robust flavor but is midly acidic and silky smooth.

The coffee beans used for the Zoega Skanerost are sourced from Central America and Kenya. It is pre-ground and coffee filter-friendly. This brand will particularly appeal to people who like their coffee black; it’s also very flavorful, so you don’t need creamer, milk, or sweetener. 

Image source: Zoega

The Zoega Skanerost is perfect for drip coffee machines but may be used with any method of coffee preparation. When properly preserved, it lasts a very long time and remains fresh.

The Zoegas Hazienda is a robust and flavorful dark-roasted coffee — the flavor can be described as slightly fruity with dark berry undertones. This coffee is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans sourced from East Africa, Brazil, and Central America.

The Zoegas Hazienda is a Fair Trade and KRAV-certified blend of high-grown African and Latin American coffee beans.

Zoega Skanerost Dark Roast Ground Filter Coffee
$39.90 ($1.27 / Ounce)
  • Dark roast
  • Ground coffee
  • Filter Coffee
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Zoegas Hazienda Organic Dark Roast Coffee
  • Organic
  • Dark Roast Coffee
  • 450g
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3. Löfbergs 

Three brothers, Josef, Anders, and John Löfberg, started their business in 1906. Lofbergs is now considered to be one of the largest coffee roasteries in the Nordic countries. The family still owns the company, but the third and fourth generations are now in charge.

This brand is dedicated to being environmentally friendly and obtaining sustainability certificates. It is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans sourced from around the world. This roast has a strong and pleasant aroma and a smooth texture. 

The Löfbergs Kharisma Dark Roast also has a very strong flavor that features notes of hazelnut. The flavors of this coffee can also be improved when you add milk or creamer. Like any type of coffee, it can keep its freshness for a very long time when stored properly.

The Löfbergs Mellanrost Original Ground Coffee is the company’s original blend — a medium roast with a soothing aroma. The flavor is described as slightly nutty with a tart aftertaste. This blend contains Arabica beans sourced from South, Central, and East Africa and is Organic and Fair Trade certified. 

Löfbergs Black Mystery Espresso Whole Bean
  • Gourmet Swedish Coffee
  • Espresso
  • Rainforest Alliance
  • Roast Level 5/5
  • Whole Beans
  • 400g
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4. Arvid Nordquist Selection Amigas Classic Coffee

Arvid Nordquist is a family-run business that was established in 1884 and also earned the title of purveyor to the Royal Swedish Court.

The Arvid Nordquist Selection Amigas Coffee has a thick, rich dark chocolate flavor countered by a fresh, fruity aftertaste. This coffee is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans, which are grown at high elevations and painstakingly ripened to develop rich, nuanced flavors. You can also grind these coffee beans to any size that your coffee maker at home requires since it comes in whole beans.

Arvid Nordquist coffee is produced using organic methods and builds lasting ties with women-run farms to assist farmers in making investments in the future. This coffee brand is also entirely sustainably certified, CO2 offset, and packaged with plant-based plastic.

Arvid Nordquist Classic Swedish Coffee
  • Ground Coffee
  • Medium roast
  • 100% Arabica
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5. Merrild Whole Bean Coffee

The Merrild Whole Bean Coffee is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans that produce a harmonious blend of flavors. The medium roasted coffee beans add a more round and balanced flavor to the coffee and an exquisite aroma.

Merrild whole bean coffee

The Merrild Whole Bean Coffee is a blend of 70% South American Arabica coffee beans, and 30% washed and hand-picked Arabica coffee beans. These coffee beans are medium roasted, which results in a round and full-bodied coffee with hazelnut notes. It is suitable for use with fully automatic espresso machines, filter coffee machines, and plunger jugs.

The company started with Møller Merrild, who loved coffee, but he was not happy with the products that were on the market. Because of this, he purchased his first coffee roaster in 1960, marking the beginning of Merrild coffee’s history.

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6. Johan & Nystrom Ground Coffee

The Johan & Nystrom Ground Coffee is a medium-roasted, full-bodied, round filter or drip coffee. It is a very well-balanced coffee with notes of nutty flavor.

The various coffee beans in this blend are Johan & Nystrom’s homage to Scandinavian coffee culture. It gives the same delicious flavor you are used to but much better! 

Johan & Nystrom is a specialty coffee roastery located just outside Stockholm in Sweden. The business works closely with farmers that are passionate about quality, resulting in some of the best-tasting coffees in the world that are responsibly cultivated and roasted in their own roastery. 

This coffee is also considered to be of the highest quality, since it is specialty grade coffee. You can brew it as an espresso or in a Moka pot. It is already perfect on its own, but you can also add some milk. 

You may also be interested in reading our Moka pot brewing guide.

7. Caffè Del Doge Rosso Coffee Beans 

The Caffè Del Doge Rosso Coffee Beans have a simple composition but a rich aroma and mild acidity. It is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans sourced from Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, and India. Each cultivar in this blend is roasted separately before being “cold-blended” in accordance with Venetian custom. 

The names of the plantation or the specific farmer are connected to each of the four cultivars. The direct and exclusive importation, which ensures complete authenticity, makes it possible to trace the beans back to their original sources. This means that each cup is known for its own distinct flavor and aroma from its individual origin.

The Venetian artisan roasting company (formerly known as ExtraDoge) was founded by Sir Ermenegildo Rizzardini in 1952. It was distinguished for its production of extremely fine blends of coffee for espresso and for the delectable coffee for homemade mocha. They have locations in Venice and Sweden. 

You may also be interested in reading our guide on the top 12 best European coffee brands to try.

Coffee Beans Caffè Del Doge Rosso
$29.90 ($1.87 / Ounce)
  • Ground Coffee
  • 100% Arabica
  • 1.1 lb
  • Coffee From Venice Italy
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  • Aisling O'Connor

    Aisling is an Irish food and drinks writer and journalist fueled by coffee and herbal tea. She followed up her journalism degree with nutrition studies.