Best of RI – Updikes Newtowne

Owner and head roaster Mark Additon celebrates being Best of RI with his two daughters, Lilly and May, at the family shop in North Kingstown.
Roaster and barista, Graham Davies, prepares a cappuccino

   best_of_ri_coverUpdikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company, the home of JAVA Skin Care, has been named the 2015 Best SPECIALTY COFFEE DRINKS of RI by Rhode Island Monthly and we couldn’t be more proud.









Updikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company opened in 2007 in the small town of Wickford, Rhode Island. Mark Additon is the owner and head roaster and his specialty consists of roasting and grinding small estate coffee from hand picked coffee grown regions located all over the world This coffee is the reason JAVA Skin Care exists.

This year’s award is doubly exciting because we are also celebrating the one-year anniversary of JAVA Skin Care’s 2014 Best of RI Editor’s Pick for Best of RI Natural Body Products awarded for a Rhode-Island based skin care company. JAVA Skin Care combines organic green coffee extract with argan and almond oils and along with other all-natural ingredients to make your skin glow.

JAVA Executives Stephanie & Emily enjoying their fresh roasted coffee in their office space at Updikes Newtowne Coffee Roasting Company



WESTWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 6: 2015 Grammy Awards Luxury Gift Style Lounge presented by Red Carpet Events LA held at W Hotel on February 6, 2015 in Westwood, California (Photo by Jc Olivera/


Mark and roaster/barista Graham Davies are proud to accept the 2015 Best SPECIALTY COFFEE DRINKS of RI award. Together with the JAVA Skin Care team, there has been much to celebrate these past year.

Looking forward to another exciting year.

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