Coffee is ME Podcast
#36 Michal Molčan - Episode #2 is Intelligentsia Coffee a sellout? Is failing fast a good thing?

#36 Michal Molčan - Episode #2 is Intelligentsia Coffee a sellout? Is failing fast a good thing?

November 20, 2016

Second episode with Michal Molcan from the Standard Magazine. In this episode Michal will describes his ideal cafe, elaborates on the idea behind Peet's acquisition of Intelligentsia's coffee and debunks the Silicon Valley spirit on failing.

#35 Standard - The Coffee Magazine

#35 Standard - The Coffee Magazine

November 16, 2016

Standard Magazine is a coffee lovers intellectual feed. Great stories, tips by the crème de la crème of the coffee industry, ultra cool design making this publication unique. All this achieved only in one and half years. Yes, Standard magazine are still newbies on the coffee scene. It scares me and scares me what is next! With my country man Michal Molčan I was discussing success behind their magazine hoping to reveal the secret of the “amazing”. I got inspired plenty and I hope you will get inspired too.

#34 The Future of Coffee Roasting - Co-Roasting with Floy Andrews

#34 The Future of Coffee Roasting - Co-Roasting with Floy Andrews

November 1, 2016

Podcast about the future of coffee roasting business. Are co-roasting facilities the future? There are multiple benefits which are very attractive to the new coffee businesses. - very easy start - low investment - low risk - professional growth within community of like minded professionals and much more. With Floy we will also talk about the most important properties of a successful roasting business, about other trends in the coffee industry and also she will tell us about women in the coffee industry. Enjoy the show!

#33 Mistobox Grinders, Portfolios and Q&A

#33 Mistobox Grinders, Portfolios and Q&A

September 20, 2016

In the second episode of the interview Seth Mills -- director of coffe at MistoBox will talk more about the MistoBox business model, and will also reveal how do they select coffees for their portfolio and what kind of coffee rosters they like to cooperate with. Finally Seth will answer questions you asked Coffee is Me Facebook group.

#32 MistoBox - The Coffee Subscription Business which Survived Shark Tank

#32 MistoBox - The Coffee Subscription Business which Survived Shark Tank

September 1, 2016

Seth Mills the coffee expert at MistoBox will talk about a very interesting business model - coffee subscription. Mistobox is one of the first coffee subscription services in USA and except the very interesting business model I was intrigued that they were launched using Kickstarter and they also were pitching in Shark Tank. As you will hear in the interview Mistobox did exceptionally well on this show. They got funded by Mark Cuban and they refused the offer by Kevin O'Leary aka Mr. Wonderful. We are going to talk also about the company culture at Mistobox which I fall in love with. Did you know they do not have a central office? Actually they are scattered all over the USA and sometimes all over the world. How does this work? Well, you will have to listen to this episode of course! Ok, Enjoy!

#31 Revolutionizing Vietnamese Coffee - Farmers Blend Coffee

#31 Revolutionizing Vietnamese Coffee - Farmers Blend Coffee

August 9, 2016

In this episode I interviewed Dietmar Vogelmann from Farmers Blend Coffee. He is a German coffee lover living in Vietnam who decided to change the reputation of Vietnamese coffee. Yes snooty specialty coffee lovers this episode is about robusta! :) Whether you like it or not you have to realize the robusta still rules our coffee industry and is preferred in many cultures. I love Dietmar's story and coffee mission. Especially that he decided to do something different rather than cloning another specialty roaster.

#30 How to do a Successful Kickstarter Campaign with Daniel Vitiello from Handground

#30 How to do a Successful Kickstarter Campaign with Daniel Vitiello from Handground

May 23, 2016

How to do a successful Kickstarted campaign? Daniel Vitiello is behind Handground the revolutionary hand coffee grinder. The guys got funded via Kickstarter. Their initial goal was $35 000 but at the end they they raised over $300 000. How did they do it? I asked myself in this “golden” episode.

#29  Coffee with Gail Williams - Seattle Coffee Gear

#29 Coffee with Gail Williams - Seattle Coffee Gear

May 2, 2016

Did you ever wonder what is the most popular brewing method in USA? How do Americans drink coffee and do they prefer light roast or dark roast? Gail, start of YouTube videos from Seattle Coffee Gear will give us and idea how do their customers approach coffee. Do you plan to do YouTube videos? Gale will tell you what it takes to be a YouTube coffee star.

#28 Big Island Coffee Roasters 2 - The Farmer-Roaster Duo from Hawaii

#28 Big Island Coffee Roasters 2 - The Farmer-Roaster Duo from Hawaii

April 12, 2016

Kelly and Brandon are lucky to grow, process, roast and serve their coffee. They are in full control over the quality from the seed to cup. In this two episodes they will tell their fascinating story starting a coffee farm and a coffee roasting company in Hawaii. As always I use special interrogation techniques to extract plenty of wisdom about their branding, website, Instagram, social media also how to roast properly Hawaiian coffee and finally how to purchase a coffee roasting company.

#27 Big Island Coffee Roasters  1 - The Farmer-Roaster Duo from Hawaii

#27 Big Island Coffee Roasters 1 - The Farmer-Roaster Duo from Hawaii

April 12, 2016

Kelly and Brandon are lucky to grow, process, roast and serve their coffee. They are in full control over the quality from the seed to cup. In this two episodes they will tell their fascinating story starting a coffee farm and a coffee roasting company in Hawaii. As always I use special interrogation techniques to extract plenty of wisdom about their branding, website, Instagram, social media also how to roast properly Hawaiian coffee and finally how to purchase a coffee roasting company.

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