Coffee Industry ExpertsAdding Value to Production and Trade
We provide coffee and coffee subject matter expertise, market analyses, and strategic guidance supporting business or government policy decision making, due diligence for mergers and acquisitions, or other investment.
We offer guidance to increase coffee value and productivity that improves the livelihoods of coffee farmers and small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Global South through market intelligence, good agricultural and post-harvest practices, policymaking, enabling environments, intellectual property, and market access.
We provide coffee business operations consulting, quality control, and product development services across all coffee categories, including hot or cold beverages, roasting and ground coffee, single serve, and ready to drink (RTD).
Decades of industry experience increasing smallholder productivity and market value of international trade
Coffee market analysis and national strategic agriculture plan for Papua New Guinea 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.”