Green Coffee Intermediate2 days event with Raf – QGrader & AST in Brewing, Barista, Sensory, Green and Roasting Skills.
Venue: Str. Lanului, 4. Origo Roastery
Duration:2 days event; 8 hours / day
Hours:8 AM – 4 PM
Green Coffee Intermediate is a SCA certified course that looks at green coffee in a deeper level and builds on the core vocational skills needed for those people who work with green coffee on a daily basis.
Rafael Mlodzianowski is an experienced trainer and consultant, known for his tailored projects that can help improve quality for any coffee business.
- Raf is a Certified Arabica Q Grader and an Authorised SCA Trainer (AST) in Brewing, Barista, Sensory, Green and Roasting skills.
- He is also working on projects with farmers in a couple of coffee producing origins.
- Besides all these, Raf is the founder of the Creators Cup alternative brewing event, that has now grown into a regular and international event.
Green Coffee Intermediate is a 2 days course, broken down into 3 areas:
- PRINCIPLES OF COFFEE GROWING AND PROCESSING
Key differences in the botany of the Coffee species are explored, along with variations in farming practices. This first part covers an explanation of differences in processing techniques for the production of specialty coffee, along with insight into how these techniques change the cup profile of coffee.
II.INTRODUCTION TO GREEN COFFEE GRADING
You will then learn how to physically examine green coffee samples, identify physical defects, and use key equipment needed for effective quality assessment of green coffee.
III. COFFEE CONTRACTS AND GREEN COFFEE PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
At an intermediate level basic market principles that are involved in pricing changes of all coffee sectors are explored. In addition to the structure of markets this module also shows you how to create coffee green contracts with suppliers and customers. Among many others, you will look at how to apply your knowledge of seasonality in coffee cropping, along with shipping and storage knowledge to stock holding patterns.
The course provides you with the key information to enable you to sit your Green Coffee Intermediate certification* that consists of 4 short practical exams and a written exam (25 questions with a pass rate of 70% required). Successful students will be awarded 10 points towards the SCA Coffee Diploma.
*the SCA Intermediate level certification fee of 180 euro (100 euro for SCA members) is not included in the price of the course as the examination is not mandatory.
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