Coffee Industry ExpertsAdding Value to Production and Trade
By understanding global and local market nuances, we help entities mitigate risks, capitalize on market opportunities, and navigate the socio-economic and environmental aspects of the coffee industry, ultimately driving sustainable growth and profitability.
We support development agency efforts to bolster the industry’s sustainability, connect farmers with global markets, and improve livelihoods, thereby fostering a more resilient and fair coffee value chain.
As a coffee industry consultant for green coffee importers and wholesale roasted coffee brands, we provide expert advice on market trends, sourcing, production, quality control, and sustainability practices.
Decades of industry experience increasing smallholder farm productivity and market value of international trade
Market study and national agriculture and trade development plans for Papua New Guinea and Samoa as a consultant to PHAMA+
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.
Says Hetzel: “Single-serve is clearly the future of the coffee business.”
“Coffee is something that has been with humanity for 1,500 years,” Hetzel said. “It’s not going anywhere any time soon.”
“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.”