Our Story

About Cactus Creek Coffee®


Cactus Creek Coffee® was born out of a memorable gathering in July 2004 when a group of retired Special Forces Army buddies shared the delightful taste of Jazzy Java® coffee, (which remains one of our most popular flavors to this day). Inspired by our Western roots, with founders hailing from Arizona and Utah, we merged our home heritage with our military experiences during the U.S. Army Special Forces Qualification Course at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, where we encountered numerous creek crossings, including the well-known Drowning Creek. Thus, Cactus Creek Coffee® came into existence, blending our passion for coffee, our upbringing, and our military career.

In 2008, we took a significant step forward by acquiring and opening our permanent location at 120 O’Connor Place in Aberdeen, North Carolina. Since then, we have consistently expanded our customer base by prioritizing exceptional service, delivering excellent coffee products, and offering the freshest roasted coffee available. We take immense pride in regularly shipping our coffee to troops stationed overseas and across all 50 states. Moreover, we are honored to serve and support numerous coffee shops, restaurants, Bed & Breakfasts, and golf courses throughout North Carolina.

With a vast selection of over 55 distinct coffee flavors, 25 different varieties, and an array of house and proprietary blends, we aim to cater to diverse tastes. Additionally, we collaborate closely with business owners to create unique signature blends that embody their vision.

Thank you for visiting Cactus Creek Gourmet Coffee Roasters. We eagerly anticipate assisting you with any inquiries related to coffee, supplies, or establishing a coffee shop of your own. It is our pleasure to roast coffee that brings you joy!

Purpose & Values

Purpose & Values

Purpose & Values

To provide our customers; commercial and retail, our military members, and our community with the freshest roasted coffee ready for pickup, to be mailed, or local delivery upon request.

To provide our wholesale clients with excellent service; with free equipment training, best priced equipment sales, the highest quality of espresso machine service, and competitive priced coffee supplies for their opportunity to provide their customers with a great coffee experience.


Our Values

Honor God in our words and deeds.

Maintain an equal balance between work and family.

Maintain current friendships; develop lasting relationships with each person and customer.

Treat each person as if they are the most important, with the intent of developing a lasting friendship.

We are part of a community, and they are a part of us. Work to grow stronger, work together, and show others the opportunity and the importance of being part of our community. 

Always, always, always show and do what is right in God’s eyes. For our families, friends, customers, and our community; practice integrity. 


Why Us

Why Choose Us

The Freshest Roasted Coffee Every day

Our coffee is globally sourced and derived from high quality raw materials. Beans are roasted daily and sealed immediately after roasting to ensure outstanding flavor and freshness. Cactus Creek Coffee® offers over 55 flavors and 25 varieties of globally sourced beans in your choice of whole or ground beans, regular or decaf.

Responsibly Made
Veteran Owned & Operated
55+ Flavors of Coffee
25+ Varieties of Coffee
Home of the Coffee Bag
4.8 Star Rating 170+ Reviews
MEET The Owner

Meet Mike Birky

For Mike Birky, coffee was not a lifelong passion, but an eye opening experience that started in Asia and has grown since 1989.

After traveling with the military to three other continents and consuming many different coffees, Mike has been dedicated to finding the best coffee for himself. That search brought the opportunity for the retired military veteran to open Cactus Creek Coffee® with two other families in 2004, delivering customers the freshest coffee in the North Carolina Sandhills. In Aug 2006, Mike Birky became the sole owner.

Cactus Creek Coffee® delivers freshly roasted coffee to many commercial customers in addition to internet and retail coffee sales. As a wholesale roasting business, Mike and his team emphasize the importance of assisting small coffee shops, locally owned businesses and other commercial customers to find success with multiple revenue streams, product offerings, and cost accounting. Focusing on the customer’s needs has been the key for success for both his customers and Cactus Creek Coffee®.

Mike and his team have been honored to support the men and women of the Armed Forces by sending multiple care packages overseas and supporting the first responders in the Moore County region.

Whether supplying coffee to wholesale customers all over North Carolina or brewing up a cup at his Aberdeen retail location, (open Monday through Saturday), Mike Birky and Cactus Creek Coffee® aims to deliver unparalleled freshness, quality, innovation and customer satisfaction.