First thing on the program Saturday morning was a welcoming speach which also was a preparation for the Nordic Roaster open board meeting. Led by Tim Wendelboe.
Menno got a university degree in law in 1997. He worked with trade of spices/seeds/nuts untill 1999, where after he raised an organic coffee department and brought the first organic certifiers to Ethiopia.
Michael de Renouard has a back ground as wine importer. In 2005 he co-started the coffeebar Kaffeplantagen in Copenhagen.
Carl Cervone is the Field Operations Manager for TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative in Ethiopia. TechnoServe is an NGO that provides intensive training and operational support to help
Every business has a rhythm. Ron Kleist knows these rythms since he has been deeply involved in starting highly successful companies in diverse fields such as biotech, high tech and packaging.
Finally! Nordic Roaster Forum is awake. The breakfast table is set. Microphones ready. Now bring on the people…
Nordic Roaster Forum happens this weekend in Gothenburg. We will cover the event with blogging, twitter, photos and videos of the lectures.
The 2011 Nordic Roaster Forum will be held the last weekend in October 2011 in Gothenburg. You can see who the lecturers are here.
Tim Wendelboe and Tim Varney happily hold the trophy for the Nordic Roaster. Tim Wendelboe is the winner for the second year in a row. Bravo, Tim! Here are the rest of the results for the total 10 roasting companies involved in the event.