JOIN EXPERT INSTRUCTORS AT THE WORLD CLASS BOOT COFFEE CAMPUS to earn your Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) certificates in coffee tasting, coffee roasting, green coffee buying, and barista skills. All of Boot Coffee Campus courses provide hands-on experience and the knowledge to pursue a successful career in the specialty coffee industry. Willem Boot and lead trainer Marcus Young will personally share with you their extensive knowledge; from the intricate design of roasting profiles to roasting techniques of truly exotic coffees, like Willem’s award winning Geisha. Boot Coffee Campus Pathway courses provide solid hands-on training on a variety of equipment and offer many opportunities to taste coffees, develop sensory skills, and understand coffee contracts and processing. We allow for sufficient one-one-one interaction with the trainers, who have combined more than 40 years of expertise.
CIMS provides evidence-based research, M&E&L systems development, Impact and Risk assessments & strategic advice to improve the sustainability of coffee and cocoa value chains.
Ed Seguine has created craft chocolate from bean-to-bar for over a third of a century. His passion for the diversity and purity of flavor in chocolate has led him to chair the ICCO Fine and Flavour Panel, Chairs the Cocoa of Excellence Technical Committee, and Chairs the Fine Chocolate Industry Association-Heirloom Cocoa Preservation Sensory Committee. His lab processes and evaluates cocoa beans providing liquor and chocolate evaluations.
While he works to develop sustainable supply chains we must not lose sight of the reason that cocoa exists—to provide flavor that delights and creates memories.