#34: Re:co Podcast – Anukampa Freedom Gupta-Fonner on the Evolution of Innovation

This is the second episode of “Evolution of Innovation: How New Ideas Will Shape Specialty Coffee,” a session recorded at Re:co Symposium this past April. This session offered a glimpse of new ideas in coffee from some leading thinkers in specialty coffee and a discussion of how they are likely to shape the future of …

#32: Re:co Podcast – Ed Price and Panel on Harnessing the Power of Science (S4 E3)

Today, we’re very happy to present the third and final episode of “Harnessing the Power of Science,” a session recorded at Re:co Symposium this past April. The main focus of this session was to learn about new developments in coffee science and explore how Specialty Coffee can engage with the scientific enterprise for the benefit …

#31: Re:co Podcast – Selena Ahmed on the Impact of Climate Change (S4 E2)

This is second episode of “Harnessing the Power of Science,” a session recorded at Re:co Symposium this past April. The main focus of this session was to learn about new developments in coffee science and explore how Specialty Coffee can engage with the scientific enterprise for the benefit of all of us. If you haven’t …

#30: Re:co Podcast – Dr. Britta Folmer on “Harnessing the Power of Science” (S4 E1)

Dr. Britta Folmer, Scientific Affairs Manager within the Regulatory and Scientific Affairs department of Nestle Nespresso SA, explains how science can improve coffee’s value chain, with a particular focus on coffee consumption as a part of a healthy lifestyle.This is the first episode from “Harnessing the Power of Science”, a session at Re:co Symposium 2018. …

#27: Re:co Podcast – Changing Tides: Building Diverse and Inclusive Communities (Session 3, Ep. 1)

On this episode of the Re:co Podcast, Peter Guiliano speaks with Colleen Anunu, Director of Coffee Supply Chain at Fair Trade USA and member of the SCA Board of Directors. After leaving the sensory world for a master’s degree in International Development at Cornell University, Colleen now works to advance equitable trade initiatives as Director …

#29: Re:co Podcast – Changing Tides: Building Diverse and Inclusive Communities (Session 3, Ep. 3)

Today, we’re very happy to present the third and final episode of the Changing Tides session, recorded at Re:co Symposium this past April. The main focus of this session was to have those often difficult conversations around diversity and inclusivity in our coffee communities. If you haven’t listened to episodes #27 and #28, we strongly recommend going back …

#28: Re:co Podcast – Michelle Johnson on Building Diverse and Inclusive Coffee Communities (Session 3, Ep. 2)

Today, we’re very happy to present episode two of the Changing Tides session, recorded at Re:co Symposium this past April. The main focus of this session was to have those often difficult conversations around diversity and inclusivity in our coffee communities. If you haven’t listened to episode #27, we strongly recommend going back to listen …

#26: Re:co Podcast – Andre de Freitas on Trends in Sustainable Sourcing

On this episode of the Re:co Podcast, Kim Elena Ionescu speaks to Andre de Freitas, Executive Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Network. Andre has over 20 years of experience working with sustainability initiatives, with a focus on responsible sourcing and certification in agriculture and forestry. He led the development of the first sustainability policy and …

SCA Podcast #25: Guatemala After the Fuego Eruption

On June 3rd, an unexpected eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala killed more than a hundred people and caused many more to evacuate. Guatemala is home to tens of thousands of smallholder coffee farms, many of which have been directly affected. A few weeks ago, Kim Elena Ionescu, SCA’s Chief Research Officer, spoke to …