The Unsung Heroes of the Coffee World

You drink it every day, but do you know what goes on behind the scenes in the coffee industry?

It’s International Coffee Day on 1 October, and there’s no better time to celebrate the “silent” heroes of the coffee world who work hard to ensure the production of your favourite brew is made possible.

Here’s a look at who’s who.

The Coffee Farmers

Coffee farmers are the folks responsible for the quality and consistent supply of coffee cherries. They constitute a significant part of the entire supply chain, and without their productivity and the effectiveness of their farming practices, the industry wouldn’t exist in the first place.

The process of farming coffee requires meticulousness and careful supervision, and increasingly, farmers are turning to new technologies to support production.

Mill Workers

a man milling coffee under the sun
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