This 2-Day course of lectures and comparative cuppings of processing methods is a suitable level for any coffee professional along the chain from growers to baristas willing to learn about the main processing methods, how they are carried out, and how they impact coffee chemistry and coffee flavor.
The course will take place in the Academy of Coffee Excellence's 24 person Q Grader lab. The competencies are tested through a written exam, in which a basic knowledge about processing needs to be demonstrated to receive a Q Processing Level 1 Certificate. This course is designed for you to understand by learning and tasting how the coffee processing method, the coffee flavor character and the coffee quality are all inter-dependent on each other as three partially-overlapping spheres.
This course is the pre-requisite course for the 6-Day, at origin, Q Processing Professional: Level 2. Lectures, teamwork, and hands-on practice at an origin country during harvest season. Designed for coffee professionals who work regularly with post-harvest processing in order to deepen their theoretical knowledge, learn best practices, and gain hands-on experience with a quality control system.
Courses at the Academy of Coffee Excellence generally run from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. We open the doors at 8:00 am for coffee, baked goods and fruit. Lunch each day will be provided as will snacks and beverages throughout the day.
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