San Francisco, California: Hills Brothers Coffee Man

The turban-wearing coffee taster icon dates back to 1900. The 9-ft. tall statue next to the Hills Brothers building was created by artist Spero Anargyros in 1992. A company history exhibit is displayed in the building.
Address:
2 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
NW corner of Harrison St. and Spear St., 1 block off Embarcadero. Interior courtyard.
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Hills Brothers Coffee Man.

Hills Brothers Coffee Man

My friend who worked in the neighborhood referred to this as the statue of Osama Bin Latte.

[Jeff frankel, 07/10/2019]

Coffee lover statue.

Hills Brothers Coffee Trademark

This sculpture, based on the Hill Brothers Coffee character from 1900, is inside the courtyard of the factory-turned-office complex.

[Kim Wheeler, 01/27/2014]

The trademark Ethiopian coffee taster became the company symbol when they first marketed their freshness-preserving, vacuum-packed coffee. As if a magical djinn had sucked out all the oxygen!

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