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Brandon Bir Named East Regional Coordinator for the SCA USA Chapter Committee

June 11, 2021 (Published: June 11, 2021)

Kudos to Director of Sustainability Brandon Bir! He’s a new East Regional Coordinator for the Specialty Coffee Association USA Chapter Committee. Elected to a two-year term, Brandon is one of 12 new members of the 20-member committee. “Brandon is one of the most highly qualified coffee professionals in the country,” said Founder and President Greg […]

Improving Coffee Quality in Peru

July 18, 2018 (Published: June 30, 2018)

Since 2012,  our team of cuppers has worked with Peruvian coffee farmers, café owners and baristas to improve the quality of coffee they grow and prepare. Recently, Education and Sustainability Director Brandon Bir and Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge led a team including executives from The Ohio State University to expand relationships and spread knowledge of American […]

Brandon Bir Certified as SCA Lead Instructor

March 1, 2017 (Published: February 16, 2017)

Congratulations to Brandon Bir! Our Coffee Sourcing and Education Director has been certified as a Lead Instructor by the Specialty Coffee Association. As a result, he is qualified to become a lead instructor or assistant instructor at SCA events and to teach professional coffee development courses on SCA campuses. “Brandon is one of the most […]