Women are often responsible for the actual labor of coffee production, but rarely receive premiums or training to improve their livelihood and their work. In this #RecoDublin talk Melanie Landthaler, an independent sustainability consultant who has recently worked with Nespresso on gender equality in the coffee value chain, explains why this is a problem and …
Gender imbalance in coffee can often be extreme: this is apparent in barista competitions where women compete at a rate nearly three times lower than men. In this #RecoDublin talk, Cerianne Bury, Head of Quality at Trabocca, looks at how lack of support, lack of representation, and a number of other issues can create and …
Sarah Bennett is a freelance journalist specializing in the culture, industry and business of craft beer. This talk is from the inaugural Bloom event in Los Angeles, CA.
Katie Carguilo talks about coffee quality at the inaugural Bloom event in Los Angeles in the Spring of 2016. Katie works in the coffee department for Counter Culture Coffee as the Quality Analyst for their west coast roasting facility in Emeryville, CA.
The 2015 U.S. Barista Champion talks about the importance of the coffee retail experience as a whole at the inaugural Bloom event in Los Angeles, CA.
Gender is a powerful and necessary lens to understand disparities in access and resources. Colleen Anunu, Sr. Manager of Coffee Supply for Fair Trade USA, lays the groundwork for talking about these issues that are interwoven into all aspects of the value chain, with this introduction to the Re:co Symposium Dublin session “Gender: Workplace, Origin, …
Streamed live on Sep 28, 2016
Coffee production is facing a labor crisis at the farm level, with pickers in particular abandoning coffee work.
The recently-passed UK Modern Slavery Act has spurred much discussion around labor issues and how we can encourage more responsible sourcing.
Solomon Edossa is the CEO, DESS INC and former CIO and Technical Advisorto the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), which coordinates the auctioning and marketing of Ethiopian coffee.