There is a new bean in town, according to

Max Pruna, originally from Columbia, makes coffee like others make art, the news site reported, and his passion for coffee comes from his upbringing in Columbia.

He and his wife came to the area to get their master’s degrees from Southern New Hampshire University and fell in love with the New England area, according to

Pruna is hoping to open his business, La Mulita, in Rye in the Sagamore Road building this August, the news site reported.  While it will not be a café, you can watch the roasting process, try samples and get his merchandise all while learning a lot about coffee.

According to, his private brew coffee will initially come in 12-oz bags, which he will offer for delivery on Fridays.  He has likened it to the “craft beer” phenomena that took over the country, the article stated, and now he wants to turn our attention to the quality beans, and small batch roasting.

So, watch out for the La Mulita to open its doors and learn about top quality coffee from an environmentally friendly roaster.

Who knows, Rye may become the “Craft coffee” capital of the world!

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