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Introduction to Green Coffee Buying in Chicago at Metropolis Coffee Company: $150
June 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Royal Coffee is proud to announce our fourth installment of Crown on the Road, coffee courses & events coming to a city near you!
Join us while we anticipate the opening of The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room. These courses are a must take for production roasters, home roasters, green coffee buyers & aspiring coffee professionals.
Introduction to Green Coffee Buying with Chris Kornman
Buying green coffee isn’t like going to the grocery store! Intro to Green Coffee Buying will provide students with an introduction to the global coffee trade and equip them to manage their purchasing decisions effectively. New to buying coffee? Looking to learn industry best practices? This is the course for you!
The course is highly recommended for anyone, experienced or not, who is thinking about or currently buying green coffee. The class includes an overview and detailed discussion about the following topics:
- Coffee Production
- Supply Chain Logistics
- The C Market
- Exporting and Importing
- Green Coffee Sourcing Strategies and Skills
About the Instructor
Chris Kornman, Education and Lab Manager, Royal Coffee, Inc.:
Chris Kornman is a seasoned coffee quality specialist with a decade of experience working with Geoff Watts as a cupper, educator, green coffee buyer, and roaster. Chris logged thousands of miles and hours across the coffee lands in East Africa and Brazil, though lately his focus has been developing educational curriculum and written media for The Crown: Royal Coffee Lab & Tasting Room. Whether to a room of 300 Anacafé members in Guatemala City, 100 attendees at the Roasters Guild Sensory Summit at UC Davis, or one-on-one training, his passion for education knows no boundaries. Chris rides a 1986 Schwinn Prelude, plays Washburn B-17 5-string banjo and Bach Stradivarius Bb trumpet, and always carries a Frisbee – just in case.
Graciously Hosted By
- Metropolis Coffee’s Roasting Warehouse
3057 N Rockwell St Bldg 1R
Chicago, IL 60618 United States + Google Map