Experienced, personal consultation within the specialty coffee world

Experienced, personal consultation within the specialty coffee world

Experienced, personal consultation within the specialty coffee worldExperienced, personal consultation within the specialty coffee world

About

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Experience

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.

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Q Grader Instructor

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.

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Help & Advice

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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