Coffee Collective's Klaus Thomsen on creating sustainability and transparency across the coffee supply chain

Klaus Thomsen is one of the Founders of Coffee Collective. Their goal is to explore and unfold exceptional coffee experiences, in a manner thatgives better living conditions to coffee farmers across the globe. For nearly, 15 years they have been pushing the coffee industry to do business differently. In this episode, we discuss their many initiatives from transparently sharing what they pay for coffee to going carbon neutral by 2022. Their dream is for a coffee farmer in Kenya to obtain the same status and living conditions as a winegrower in France.  11:30 What creates great taste across the supply chain 19:30 Paying farmer's a fair price  24:00 Direct trade and opening up the books for transparency 33:00 Creating a market for specialty coffee 50:30 Going carbon neutral by 2022 Episode Transcript Related Links Tim Wendelboe on optimizing coffee’s taste K Group on the struggle to communicate sustainability initiatives Maersk on using blockchain to stop food waste Ocean Harvest gets communities into regenerative ocean farming Connecting with nature through foraging Coffee Collective’s Sustainability Report For more conversations, join our community on InstagramFor more conversations, join our community on Instagram or check out other episodes on

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