Mike Riley has worked in coffee for the past 3 decades. For much of that time he was Head of Coffee for a leading UK coffee roaster before establishing and heading up Falcon Specialty, importers of specialty green coffee.
He is a Q Grader instructor and runs courses in the UK and further afield as well as being a professional taster and specialty coffee consultant.
Having qualified as a Q Grader Instructor I am now in the position to run Q Grader courses. These will be held at various locations in the UK on a regular basis. Please see the Courses & Events page for further details.
Periodically I will be available for hire as a Q Instructor in specified countries where hosts having a certified laboratory and want to run the Q Arabica course. Again click on the Courses and Events page.
I am able to offer a diverse amount of help and advise to all coffee roasters from the micro-roaster to large corporations. I can assist with sourcing, organolpetic assessment, quality assessment, blend advice, NPD, writing, cupping protocols & standardisation, quality procedures and associated documentation leading to SALSA accreditiation.
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