Coffee Market Experts

Adding Value to Production and Trade

Coffee Market Information

Coffee market expertise and analysis to advise government agriculture policy, private investment, and operational decisions. We understand consumer markets and industry trends.

Economic Development

Economic development value chain consulting to increase coffee industry value. Improvements in public policy, quality for differentiation, building industry capacity, advancing gender equity, domestic consumption, and high-value market access for smallholder farmers and coffee exporters.

Coffee Consulting

Coffee industry consulting services. Our clients worldwide including leading food and beverage companies, coffee trading and private equity investment firms, specialty retail operators, consulting firms, and expert market research groups.

Decades of industry experience increasing smallholder productivity and market value of international trade

Timor-Leste Coffee Industry Association

Asian Development Bank

Organized an industry trade association and provided market expertise for the ADB Timor-Leste national coffee sector rehabilitation program


Business consulting and training services assisting small and medium enterprise (SME) exporters from East Africa to reach high value international coffee markets for MARKUP, the European Union Market Access Upgrade Programme

Pacific Horticulture and Agriculture Market Access

Coffee market analysis and national strategic agriculture plan for Papua New Guinea as a consultant to PHAMA+


DMCC Dubai Multi-Commodities Centre

Chief consultant for concept planning, business model, facilities design and launch of the DMCC Coffee Centre in Dubai

Timor-Leste Coffee Industry Association

Brazil Specialty Coffee Association

North American coffee market analysis and strategic plan for the Brazil Specialty Coffee Association


USAID in Myanmar and Yemen

Export strategy and coffee quality training for multiple economic development agriculture projects funded by USAID in Myanmar (Burma) and Yemen

Timor-Leste Coffee Industry Association

Catholic Relief Services

Coffee quality training, industry consulting, competition, and economic development to support the CRS Coffeelands cacao and coffee initiative in Ecuador

Timor-Leste Coffee Industry Association

Soyuz Coffee Roasting

Coffee market and business consultant for design and development of Soyuz Coffee Roasting, leading specialty coffee roasters in Kaliningrad, Russia

Coffee market experts quoted by consumer and trade media

Mr. Hetzel said the New York specialty coffee scene was in its infancy just five years ago, far behind cities like Portland and San Francisco, but has recently blossomed into one of the most vibrant in the world.

April 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Says Hetzel: “Single-serve is clearly the future of the coffee business.”

March 2, 2011

Time Magazine

“Coffee is something that has been with humanity for 1,500 years,” Hetzel said. “It’s not going anywhere any time soon.”

April 20, 2009


“You don’t see an Apple campaign for how well they treat workers in factories,” Mr. Hetzel said, referring to reports of poor working conditions at factories owned by some of the technology giant’s subcontractors. “But the coffee industry in particular seems to be especially sensitive to the environment and to workers.”

September 27, 2012

New York Times

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