Sourcing coffee during a global pandemic


Mar 02 2021


2:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Coffee Talks: Sourcing coffee during a global pandemic

On March 2nd, 2021, Perfect Daily Grind and PROINNOVA will host a webinar session entitled “Coffee Talks: Sourcing coffee during a global pandemic”. This will focus on the challenges and opportunities that coffee roasters and importers have faced when sourcing coffee during the pandemic.

The panel will provide advice and discuss real-life experiences, looking at how to maintain sustainable relationships at origin, overcome logistical hurdles, and ensure an optimized supply of coffee in such challenging conditions.

The webinar will also examine the current challenges for coffee sourcing more widely, and look at solutions that drive a more sustainable coffee supply chain in the long term.

Hour: 8 AM (CT) / 9 AM (PT) / 2 PM (GMT) / 10 PM (CST)


  • Nicholas Yamada is the Relationship Manager at Perfect Daily Grind. He is based in São Paulo, Brazil.
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  • José de León Guzman
    José de León Guzman
    Managing Director at KOFRA Specialty Coffee Roasters

    José de León Guzman is Managing Director at KOFRA Specialty Coffee Roasters, a UK-based company that sources, roasts and ships coffees from around the world.

  • Lewis Harding
    Lewis Harding
    CEO of Coffee Exchange

    Lewis Harding is the CEO of Coffee Exchange, a marketplace that connects producers with coffee roasters and buyers in China.

  • Stuart Ritson
    Stuart Ritson
    Coffee Consultant

    Stuart Ritson is a Coffee Consultant based in the Netherlands. He provides consulting services to coffee professionals, particularly on green coffee purchasing strategies and quality control.

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 02 2021
  • Time: 9:00 am - 10:45 am