The Perfect Grind uncovers the role of coffee exporter in the coffee supply chain. Read on for more information underneath.
- As well as managing producers, coffee exporters are busy ensuring the coffee is processed and shipped correctly
- Once samples are graded (a lengthy cupping process involving much tasting and evaluating), exporters must find a buyer at a competitive price
- Once they’ve found a buyer who is happy with cost and quality, the beans must be prepared for shipment by drying, cleaning, and sorting before they can be packed and stored—a busy job role!