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SUPPORT A WET MILL FOR MANKIRA

The quest for a wet mill for the Mankira farmers has begun. At the moment Johan&Nyström stores in Sweden are selling bags of coffee, that was donated for the project.

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2012 NRF Open Board Meeting

An open board meeting with participants of the Nordic Roaster Forum discussing this year’s event and how to improve it in the future. With an overview of the Nordic Barista Cup service project and announcing the location of the 2013 Nordic Roaster Forum (Iceland). Read the memo from the open board meeting here

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Nordic Roasting Philosophies

Four Nordic roasters discuss their roasting philosophies following an introduction to Cropster. All four participated by roasting the same Kenya, Kapsokisio to be cupped and discussed. The cupping results and ensuing discussion follow the roaster’s introductions. Participating roasters: Johan & Nyström Kaffa Solberg & Hansen Tim Wendelboe Download ppt presentation used in the talk by […]

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Kamau Kuria: Working Kenyan Coffee To The Cup

[download presentation slides] Kamau Kuria, Kenya ++ A qualified Agronomist and team oriented business executive, Kamau holds an MBA and a Bachelors degree in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi. He has held various senior positions in the coffee industry from 1988 to date, having started off as a coffee farm manager and rising up […]

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Prof. Giorgio Graziosi: Coffee DNA

[download presentation slides] Prof . Giorgio Graziosi, Italy  Girogio discusses the complexity of coffee genetics and the impact it has on the characteristics of coffee. ++ Prof . Giorgio Graziosi is Eminent Scholar at the University of  Trieste in Italy where he teaches Developmental Genetics. He also teaches “Coffee Genetics” at the International Master ” Coffee […]

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Panel Debate: Direct Trade

Representatives from 5 Nordic coffee companies discuss the topic of direct trade with the attendees. The Coffee Collective – Peter Dupont Johan & Nyström – Johan Ekfeldt Koppi – Charles Nystrand Kaffa – Robert Thoreson Nordic Approach – Morten Wennersgaard

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Graciano Cruz: Varieties

[download presentation slides 1] [download presentation slides 2] Graciano Cruz, El Salvador ++ Graciano Cruz is a pioneering agronomist from Panama who has championed the coffee movement through eco-friendly processing methods.  His world famous Honey and Natural coffees undergo waterless processing and are sun-dried on African beds throughout Central America, as well as Ethiopia and Taiwan. […]

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Felipe Barretto Croce + João Hamilton dos Santos: Our Direct Trade Model

[download presentation slides] Felipe and João share their experience with growing and trading high quality specialty coffees in Brazil. ++ Felipe Barretto Croce, Brazil Felipe Barretto Croce is part of the Fazenda Ambietanl Fortaleza (FAF) project in Brazil. He oversees quality control and development. FAF is a farm, a network of farms and a small family-owned exporting company, […]

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Morten Wennersgaard – Coffee Trade in Rwanda & Burundi

[download presentation slides] Morten Wennersgaard, Norway Morten talks about the differences in sourcing and buying coffee from Rwanda and Burundi and shares his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities that exist in future trade with these two countries. ++ Morten worked as a restaurant manager in Oslo until 2003, he then started working as product […]

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2012 Nordic Roaster Forum Begins

                              As the seats fill up in a loft space at Johan & Nyström’s roastery, the rain beats steadily on the roof outside and Björg Brend, NBC director, welcomes the audience to Tullinge. Sixty-five roasters have gathered from around the world […]

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