Tim Wendelboe - Coffee with COVID-19 Podcast - Episode 2

Welcome to the Coffee with COVID-19 Podcast. A continuous series investigating the impact of COVID-19 on various different levels of the coffee industry- Our second episode is a conversation with Tim Wendelboe, founder and owner of the Oslo-based roastery and coffee shop Tim Wendelboe. Alongside his work in roasting and brewing, Tim also grows coffee in Colombia on his coffee farm, Finca el Suelo. Tim won the World Barista Championship in 2004, following up on this achievement by winning the World Cup Tasters Championship in 2005. You can find timestamps to each question covered in this episode below: 1:54 - What was your initial reaction to COVID-19? 10:16 - What has improved since the beginning of the pandemic? 12:57 - What changes have you made to your buying and forecasting? 17:51 - How has COVID-19 affected e-commerce and private sales? 22:27 - Can digital communication replace annual origin travel? 26:08 - What have been the biggest challenges and reflections? 30:43 - What are your predictions for the near future? 42:26 - Conclusions and closing discussion If you enjoyed this content, make sure to check out our Patreon as we have several different ways that you can join and support our community: https://www.patreon.com/patrikrolf Patreon enables us to work on projects such as this one, and we're very appreciative of your support which ensures that we can continue producing sponsor free media content. You can contact us or our collaborators using any of the channels below: *********************************** Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aprilcoffeecph Webshop: https://aprilcoffeeroasters.com/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPlsOYZ8ZEam57EUCf3DKjg? Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/coffee-with-april Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/patrikrolf Email: patrikrolf@aprilcoffeeroastery.com / josephfisher@aprilcoffeeroastery.com

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