The Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG) is the global trade guild of the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) dedicated to inspire a diverse coffee roasting community through the development and promotion of the roasting profession.
Schedule of Events
16.00 Opening Remarks
16.10 Coffee Roasters Guild Presentation
16.20 Education and Research in SCA - Morten Münchow
16.50 Help Guatemala - Marta Dalton
17.10 The Underestimated Power of Green Coffee Data - Andy Benedikter
18.00 Event Concludes
(Schedule may be subject to change)
Head of Sales, Cropster
Andy Benedikter has been working in specialty food products since 2010 . A lifelong coffee enthusiast, he has worked at origin in Latin America as a food and agriculture researcher. Andy has an MBA in International Business and is a keen foodie and tech aficionado. He joined Cropster in 2012 based on a shared vision: to help creating a fairer, more well-informed specialty goods supply chain. Today, Andy heads Cropster's Sales and Support organizations. He is focused on building up partnerships across the supply chain, and growing the Cropster network beyond the over 80 countries the company currently operates in.
Founding CEO, Coffee Bird
Marta Dalton is the founder and CEO of Coffee Bird. She belongs to the sixth generation of coffee farmers in Guatemala, and divides her year between London and Guatemala. Coffee Bird is a green coffee company that sources the highest quality coffee directly from farmers in Guatemala, for speciality coffee roasters across Europe and Asia.
Founder of CoffeeMind and external lecturer at Department of Food Science in Copenhagen
Since 2003, Morten has enjoyed a longstanding collaboration with the University of Copenhagen’s Food Science Faculty and, with the support of SCA funding, has generated more than 20 coffee related research projects, of which five have been scientifically published. He has also co-chaired the SCAE’s former Research Committee and now regularly contributes to the research output of the SCA’s Research Centre.