Ben Bicknell | Tiga Raja: Dreams & Serendipity, Disaster & Opportunity

Vertical integration is an attractive dream with many potential benefits to quality and social impact, but also greater exposure to risk. Ben Bicknell, Strategic Projects Manager at Five Senses Coffee, gives the #RecoDublin audience an inside look at how those dreams can both falter and flourish when a roaster finds themselves in the position of …

Talor Browne: Twice As Good For Half As Much – Gender Equality In The Workplace

“Gender discrimination and sexism is an uncomfortable topic”… “it’s up to all of us, men and women, to band together and make positive change” — extracts from an important #RecoDublin talk by Talor Browne, a 14 year veteran of the global specialty coffee industry and co-founder of the new Oslo roastery Talor&Jørgen.

Melanie Landthaler | Who’s Producing Your Coffee? – Gender Equality In Specialty Sourcing Strategies

Women are often responsible for the actual labor of coffee production, but rarely receive premiums or training to improve their livelihood and their work. In this #RecoDublin talk Melanie Landthaler, an independent sustainability consultant who has recently worked with Nespresso on gender equality in the coffee value chain, explains why this is a problem and …