SCA Podcast #16: The Building Blocks of a Cafe

This episode of the SCA Podcast features Ralf Rueller, speaking at CoLab: Belfast in November 2017 about the essential factors to consider when planning a new cafe.

Since 2010, Ralf and his team at The Barn Coffee Roasters have been doing pioneering work in Berlin’s specialty coffee scene, exploring how to build an audience, lower barriers, and make specialty coffee work in the city.

Ralf grew up in the German countryside. He has lived in Japan and the UK where he worked in finance before entering the coffee world. He pioneered Specialty Coffee in Berlin in 2010 by opening The Barn. Known for an uncompromising approach to quality Ralf is constantly looking for ways of improving his coffees to showcase distinct terroir and clean flavors.

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