Carla Martin, Founder and Executive Director of the Fine Cacao and Chocolate Institute, explores how value consolidation, historical trends, and modern economics collide in the issue of Labor in the Cacao industry, and what lessons there are for all quality and sustainability focused industries.
In order to understand what farmworkers in coffee are facing, it’s important to hear their experiences. In this Re:co Atlanta talk, Kim Elena Ionescu amplifies the voices of Nicaraguan coffee farmers, smallholder members of the Cinco de Junio cooperative, and workers from larger farms.
Kim Elena Ionescu, Director of Sustainability at the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), opens up the Farm Workers session of Re:co Symposium in Atlanta, GA.
Michael Sheridan tells a story of progress, discussing Brazil’s history of farmworkers in coffee from 1882 through present day.
Michael Kiser of Good Beer Hunting discusses the parallels between craft beer and the cold brew coffee category at Re:co Symposium Atlanta.
Dr. Maya Zuniga of S&D Coffee & Tea discusses the food safety aspect in addition to the unique challenges that arise in this method of brewing coffee at Re:co Symposium Atlanta.