Best practices of quality sourcing and preservation of specialty coffee

Specialty market segment significantly increased over the last year. There has been a huge surge in demand for Arabica coffee from large emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India, China where growing middle class provides high demand for exceptional quality. According to experts, specialty coffee market is anticipated to grow strongly in the coming years, opening up new opportunities for roasters, coffee makers and distributors. 
 Tightening competition, however, presents the industry with key challenges – getting the best of the specialty coffee bean and marketing it efficiently.

Join Prospera Event’s practical conference “Specialty Coffee: Developing opportunities in the growing market” that will take place in Basel, Switzerland on 7-8 October 2014 and will bring together market leaders from emerging and established specialty coffee markets with hands on experience to share best practices on marketing strategies, quality sourcing and preservation as well as to discuss the most pressing issues.

Confirmed speakers include:
Rene Fleiscer, Head of Quality, Volcafe LTD (ED&F MAN)
Andrey Savinov, General Director, SFT TRADING Ltd. (Russia)
Samantha Yarwood, Marketing Director EMEA, STARBUCKS COFFEE EMEA B.V.
Jerónimo Pruijn, Executive Director, Small Producers’ Symbol, FUNDEPPO (Mexico)
Mohamed Shariff, Regional Operations Manager, Louis Dreyfus Commodities Kenya Limited
Morten Wennersgaard, Founder and Green Coffee Buyer, Nordic Approach (Norway)
Mette-Marie Hansen, Trader, C. Dorman Ltd. (Kenya)
Marcel Clement, Senior Manager, Europe and Japan Sustainable Value Chains, Rainforest Alliance (Netherlands)
and others.

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