Exploring The Process Of Coffee Extraction - Chahan Yeretzian

Chahan Yeretzian speaking at Barista Camp Poznan 2017 - Part 1

Chahan is professor of Analytical Chemistry, Bioanalytical Chemistry and Diagnostics at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland. He is head of the Coffee Excellence Center and of the section for Analytical Technologies at the ZHAWand has published around 90 papers and book chapters. His research focuses on the science and technology of coffee along the whole value chain and the development of state-of-the-art analytical technologies. He initiated in 2010 the first post-graduate degree on the Science and Art of Coffee. Other achievements include being director on the Board of the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association) - Chair of SCA Research Advisory Council, a board member of Swiss SCA Chapter (Specialty Coffee Association), a board member and Secretary of ASIC (Association for the Science and Information on Coffee) and CEO Swiss Coffee Alliance GmbH.

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The Future Of Coffee, And The Futures Market - Mette Marie Hansen

Mette Marie Hansen speaking at Barista Camp Estonia 2016. 

Mette-Marie works as a coffee trader with Sucafina, a family-owned business and one of the leading trade houses in the world. She sources coffee from most coffee producing countries around the globe,and interacts with coffee buyers and suppliers at every level of the supply chain. With more than 17 years of experience within the industry, from starting as a barista in her native country Norway, Mette-Marie’s career has brought her to the US, Canada, East-Africa and most recently, Geneva, Switzerland. She is passionate about the sustainability aspects of the business; emphasising practical, concrete methods of implementation and change so that great ideas can be turned into sustained action. When she’s notin the Geneva office, or traveling to visit Sucafina’s many origin operations, you can find her running, drinking wine, and trying to learn French. Sometimes all at once.