Episodes
Send us a Text Message.What does it take to get coffee into a country?In this episode we talk with Timothy Hill about what it means to be a part of The Story of Specialty Coffee as a Coffee Importer.Timothy HillInstagram: @timothybhillAtlantic Specialty Coffee BioThrowback Episode on The Coffee PodcastSponsor Message: With our revolutionary R+R upcycling platform, your coffee packaging becomes a force for sustainability. Embrace the future with Savor Live, patented augmented reality pac...
Published 05/24/24
Published 05/24/24
Send us a Text Message.How does a coffee producer get their coffee out of the country?Last episode we talked with Benjamin Paz about being a coffee producer. In this episode we speak with Jose and Mariagracia Rivera about what it means to be coffee exporters.MariagraciaInstagram: @mariagracia.eJose RiveraInstagram: @pepecaturraOrigin Coffee LabInstagram: @origin.coffee.labWebsite: http://www.origincoffeelab.com/MilimetricaInstagram: @milimetricacoffeeWebsite: https://milimetrica.coffee/Sponso...
Published 05/11/24
Send us a Text Message.Where does the story of specialty coffee begin?In the first episode of our series titled "The Story of Specialty Coffee," we speak with coffee Honduran and award-winning coffee producer Benjamin Paz.Benjamin PazInstagram: @benjaminpazBeneficio San VicenteAtlas Coffee Importers Info SheetSponsor Message: With our revolutionary R+R upcycling platform, your coffee packaging becomes a force for sustainability. Embrace the future with Savor Live, patented augmented rea...
Published 04/25/24
Starbucks is the world's largest coffee brand and the National Consumers League (NCL) is stepping in with a lawsuit aimed at its 'ethical' sourcing claims. We invited NCL CEO Sally Greenberg onto the show to explain the advocacy group’s justification for filing the suit. National Consumers League nclnet.orgNCL PodcastSally Greenberg BioStarbucks Global Human Rights StatementC.A.F.E PracticesLawsuit Resources Starbucks sued for allegedly using coffee from farms with rights abuses while...
Published 02/19/24
This episode is jam packed with surprises for our listeners. What else can I say without spoiling the whole thing? Happy new year! Contact Information Social: Instagram Threads LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 01/30/24
Xavier Alexander's perspective on the dynamic between coffee farmer and roaster goes further than typical definitions of "direct trade." Metric's philosophy on coffee sourcing focuses on economic sustainability for both farmer and roaster. Resources and References METRIC20% OFF Discount Code: COFFEEPODContact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 11/17/23
The story of Metric Coffee is compelling, inspirational, and challenges the status quo of the modern coffee company as they are “Guided by Quality, Radical Transparency and the Transformative Power of a Fair Price to Producers.” If you have had a cup of coffee from Metric you have tasted Metric’s rich decade old story. But the sensory experience does not reveal the full value behind the cup. In this conversation we sit down with Xavier Alexander and learn what it cost him and his loved ones...
Published 11/10/23
Andrea Illy discusses how illycafé rewards coffee farmers annually through the Ernesto Illy International Coffee Award. We also get a look into critical topics in sustainability and how the Regenerative Society Foundation might play a role in a brighter future for all coffee people. Resources and References illyRegenerative Society FoundationIlly Sustainability ProjectsGlobal Leader Forum Document — The gap between sustainability investment and impactFor those of you very curious about data...
Published 11/03/23
The Illy family has been in coffee chasing the same dream for 90 years. Andrea Illy shares family stories, lessons learned, and more in this episode. Resources and References illyRegenerative Society FoundationIlly Sustainability ProjectsGlobal Leader Forum Document — The gap between sustainability investment and impactContact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 10/27/23
Propaganda tells the story of his incredibly artistic cold brew product Terraform Cold Brew. Contact Prop Instagram @prophiphopReferences Intro / Outro Tune — "I Like Me" from Terraform: The PossibilityTerraform Cold BrewTerraform Music & PoetrySponsor message:  Use code COFFEEPODCAST for 20% off Fiorenzato's AllGround All Purpose Home Grinder at fiorenzato-usa.com. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee...
Published 10/11/23
While we terraform, let's learn about the soul behind Propaganda—where hip hop and coffee have a longtime mutual friend. Contact Prop Instagram @prophiphopReferences Terraform Cold BrewTerraform Music & PoetrySponsor message:  Use code COFFEEPODCAST for 20% off Fiorenzato's AllGround All Purpose Home Grinder at fiorenzato-usa.com. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 09/26/23
"Not all of life is economic." Do all coffee producers want what researchers want? Contact Karl Cheap Coffee Website — http://www.cheapcoffeebook.comKarl on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlwienhold References The Embedded Agroecology of Coffee Agroforestry: A Contextualized Review of Smallholder Farmers’ Adoption and ResistanceSponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water. Use COFFEEPODCAST for 10% off your first order at...
Published 09/16/23
The fundamentals of brewing better coffee never get old. Beans — Buy gooder coffee. (Yes, "gooder" is me trying to be funny) Ratios — Get intuitive with ratios. Water — Don't you dare use your unfiltered faucet water. Our older episodes dive into these topics more, but even after ~8 years of this, I find these three in BRW to be the tried and true fundamentals. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn YouTube: @coffeepodcast Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast...
Published 08/01/23
An interview with the author of the book titled Cheap Coffee, Karl Wienhold. Contact Karl Cheap Coffee Website — http://www.cheapcoffeebook.comKarl on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlwienholdReferences https://dailycoffeenews.com/2023/03/30/fairtrade-international-makes-historic-raise-to-coffee-prices/https://dailycoffeenews.com/2023/07/06/fair-trade-usa-freezing-price-minimums-plans-to-revise-model/Sponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water....
Published 07/26/23
The Coffee Podcast announces a new member and Lucia talks about some of the challenges of bringing We Belong to life. Contact Lucia www.luciabawot.comwww.instagram.com/luciabawotSponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water. Use COFFEEPODCAST for 10% off your first order at ThirdWaveWater.com. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 06/14/23
A beautiful book about Colombian women coffee producers is born from the fertile soil of a young coffee professional who rediscovers her coffee heritage. Contact Lucia www.luciabawot.comwww.instagram.com/luciabawotSponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water. Use COFFEEPODCAST for 10% off your first order at ThirdWaveWater.com. Contact Information Email: [email protected] Social: LinkedIn Subscribe to the The Coffee Podcast Brewsletter Subscribe >
Published 06/07/23
How important is coffee picking to Specialty Coffee? Resources and Links: Links re: Marianella Cafe Con Amor — https://www.cafeconamor-cr.com/Farmer's Project — https://www.farmersproject-cr.com/ Instagram @cafeconamor.crSponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water. Use COFFEEPODCAST for 10% off your first order at ThirdWaveWater.com. Contact Information: Reach us at [email protected] or on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-coffee-podcast 
Published 04/26/23
Meet Coffee Producer Marianella Baez Jost and hear a raw and inspiring story about returning home to grow coffee. Resources and Links: Links re: Marianella Cafe Con Amor — https://www.cafeconamor-cr.com/Farmer's Project — https://www.farmersproject-cr.com/Instagram @cafeconamor.cr Sponsor message: Get the most out of your specialty coffee with Third Wave Water. Use COFFEEPODCAST for 10% off your first order at ThirdWaveWater.com Contact Information: Reach us at [email protected] or on...
Published 04/19/23
This is part II of speaking with guests from the SCA Expo in Boston 2022. We hear from speakers of Re:co like Noa Berger and a live recording from an event with Cxffeeblack and Bartholomew Jones. Sponsored by: Ground Control
Published 07/18/22
Ukrainian coffee professionals grapple with the realities of a brutal invasion by Russia by stepping up with their skills and helping their fellow Ukrainians. Julia put together a spreadsheet you can use as a portal to support humanitarian efforts on the ground here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1gBhz_HfXaxBOvU8yUOmcMPEvIYWVwSDFZoT0hWmpOHQ/edit?usp=sharing
Published 04/16/22
I found myself on a last-minute flight to Boston for the SCA Expo this year and I had two parts to my mission: first, host an open-mic style interview with any coffee loving person I could find and second, interview someone for our upcoming 2022 series! It was so nice to meet so many listeners of the show! I hope you enjoy these conversations with coffee people across the globe. Sponsored by: CRAVER: Connect with your customers through custom-branded mobile apps and online ordering
Published 04/12/22
I know it has been a while, but you are in for a treat! A few announcements you won't want to miss.
Published 04/08/22
Being on the radio is not like hosting a podcast, especially when there are callers from all over the UK calling in to ask all kinds of coffee (and non-coffee) questions. Talk about being in the hot seat at 4 in the morning. Join Jesse and BBC Radio 5 Live co-guest Paul Rooke as we cover what we wish we could have talked about on the air. Get more of The Coffee Podcast at https://www.thecoffeepodcast.com/
Published 12/06/21
What does coffee and professional wrestling have in common? You'll have to listen to find out. Reach us at TheCoffeePodcast.com
Published 04/05/21