Maison P. Jobin & Cie
Maison P. Jobin & Cie

Program

 

 

Green Coffee - Intermediate Level

 

 

 

For whom ? Aimed at anyone already working in this sector and eager to improve their knowledge.

 

Registering for this module requires the acquisition of these levels :

  • Introduction to Coffee
  • Green Coffee - Foundation Level
  • Sensory Skills - Foundation Level

 

Minimal time for the course : 9 hours

 

Written test : 30 minutes

 

Practical test : 90 minutes

 

 

 

 

Contents of the course :

 

 

Theoretical foundations :

 

  • The expansion of botanical species cultivated in the countries of origin up to the actual producing countries.
  • The importance of botany.
  • In which parts of the world does the coffee grow ?

 

Worldwide production : 

 

  • Global statistics on the production.

 

Cultivation : 

 

  • Management of the plantation.
  • Seasonality and harvest cycles.

 

Coffee processing : 

 

  • Harvesting.
  • Wet processing operations.
  • Dry processing operations.
  • Natural pulping.
  • Drying.
  • Milling.
  • Defects.

 

Markets :

 

  • Physical market versus futures.
  • Concept of differential.
  • Arbitration.
  • Contracts.

 

Storage and transport : 

 

  • Incoterms.
  • Shipping documents.
  • Landing protocol.
  • Storage.

 

Certifications : 

 

  • Establish the essential differences between the certification systems.
  • Emphasize on the certification being ensured by a third party.

 

Decaffeination : 

 

  • Compare the American and European standards.
  • Establish the different stages of decaffeination and indicate the main solvents.

 

Control equipment :

 

  • Setting up a cupping lab.

 

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