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  • Vern

    The board of directors of World Coffee Research (WCR) has named Jennifer “Vern” Long as the new CEO of the organization. Dr. Tim Schilling, the founder and outgoing chief executive officer of WCR, will work side-by-side with Long through the end of the year, then step into a new role as president of WCR’s European subsidiary branch and a member of the board of directors. Long will take the helm of WCR on June 1. A plant breeder by training, Long brings 25 years of experience in international agricultural research with a focus on smallholders.

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  • Guatemala cheeries

    Fewer farmers, less origin diversity—that is the likely future that coffee faces without significant innovation and investment to support coffee producers around the world to remain profitable and continue farming.

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  • Ensure the future of coffee

    During SCA's Lectures during the 2018 Coffee Expo, Hanna Neuschwander moderated a panel about coffees of Ethiopia and East Africa. This panel was released as a podcast by SCA this week. It features the free-flowing conversation with a number of folks who know quite a lot about African varieties: Dr. Benoît Bertrand of CIRAD; Christophe Montagnon of World Coffee Research; Getu Bekele Gedefa of Counter Culture Coffee; Author Jeff Koehler; and Timothy Hill of Counter Culture Coffee.

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  • WCR prepares to enter new era

    WCR News

    Date: 4.5.19
    Tim

    The board of directors of World Coffee Research has launched an executive search for a new chief executive officer. Dr. Tim Schilling, the founder and outgoing chief executive officer will remain as director of the organization.

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  • SCA Think and Drink

    The global specialty-coffee community will descend on Boston for the Specialty Coffee Expo later this month. Here is a summary of where to find us.

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