Two young entrepreneurs are using leftover coffee cherry husks to create a new range of natural plant-based energy drinks. Nomad Trading Company is the “not-just-for-profit” startup looking to turn a coffee by-product into an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable supply chain.
An individual’s morning latte habit scales up to a global caffeine hit of 2.25 billion cups of coffee a day. The world is running on the stuff. And for the 12 billion pounds of green coffee grown every year, there’s also 20 billion pounds of coffee fruit.