CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
MOTHER'S KOFFEE HOUSE
Mother's Koffee House was a wholesale tea and coffee concerned, founded in 1927 by three partners. The business was located at 1913 Broadway in Camden's Eighth Ward, and was a fixture on Broadway as late as the fall of 1959.
February 8, 1933
"The Depression Is Now Over" is the slogan adopted by these three men who head Mother's Koffee House. 1913-21 Broadway. Under their direction the concern is showing a steady growth. Left to right they are I. M. Masner, in charge of coffee roasting and tea blending; E. A. Barnes, sales manager and R. H. Benson, in charge of the wholesale trade and buying.
Camden Courier-Post - February 8, 1933
OVER CONCERN'S SLOGAN
Depression Is Now Over"
is the slogan adopted for 1933 by a Camden firm which reports that its
business for last month showed a gain over January, 1932, and that its
sales last year topped those for 1931.
merchandise, and hard work is the answer to our increased business,"
says R. H. Benson, a member of the firm of Mother's Koffee House, 1913-21
Broadway. "We have an efficient sales force and have added five
salesmen since January 1, enlarging our
territory. Since the beginning of the year we have added 300 wholesale
accounts. Our retail coffee trade alone has shown a gain of 50
one reason for the success of Mother' s Koffee House, founded six years
ago, is the experience of the three men who are partners in the business.
All of them are acquainted with the business and have been in the trade
H. Benson, in charge of the wholesale trade and buying, has been in the
tea and coffee business 23 years, having worked throughout the East. He
has been in Camden since 1920.
A. Barnes has been in the business 11 years and is sales manager. He is
responsible for the well organized sales force which daily covers a radius
of 60 miles.
I.M. Masner has been handling teas and coffees for 12 years
and is an expert on coffee roasting and tea blending. It is due to his
supervision that "Mother's Brand" tea
and coffee products put out by the concern, are used regularly by
The company imports the highest grade teas and coffees and makes daily deliveries of fresh-roasted coffee. The business of Mother's Koffee House comprises a wide line of merchandise including spices, rice, peanuts, soaps, and household furnishings. Many of its products are made by nationally known manufacturers put up under the Camden firm's brand name.
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