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SCI Green Coffee Level 1


  • Torch Coffee Lab, Yunnan Gong Yuan Yi Hao, Building 108, Suite 138 Pu'Er, Simao China (map)

The Green Coffee module is a comprehensive program created to give an individual a clear understanding and game plan for evaluating, importing and navigating coffee buying intricacies. Topics that will be covered include: assessing green bean quality, importing, storage, coffee aging, working with seasonal coffee, meeting producers, building long-term relationships, market trends, commodity contracts, pricing and finding vs. creating quality. 

Day 1: Overview of coffee supply chain, different stakeholders. In-depth discussion and practice of green grading coffee. Different parts of the bean, and affects of processing/storage. 

Day 2: Discussion of green buying, coffee contracts and terms, documentation required. Discuss how to make a green buying plan (for roasters). 

Day 3: Brief overview of processing and flavor and visual affects on green coffee. Overview of dry mill, sorting and grading and storage of green coffee. 

  • The Level 1 requires no previous experience.

Location: Torch Coffee Lab, Yunnan

Earlier Event: November 17
SCI Roasting Level 1
Later Event: November 20
SCI Roasting Level 2