A day out at Starbucks

BSL company visit at Starbucks

Coffee cups are getting ready for a tasting procedure by BSL students at Starbucks 

MBA, Masters and Bachelor students paid a visit to Starbucks Coffee Trading Company (SCTC) at their premises in Lausanne this week. A warm welcome from the Starbucks team started the day well.  We were donned aprons and began the day with Laurence Pawelczyk (Manager, green coffee quality). Laurence and her team taste a variety of coffees every morning before giving the seal of approval to the coffee that eventually ends up in the Starbucks coffee houses worldwide. Ms Pawelczyk explained the tasting (cupping) procedure to her interested audience, and BSL students tried and tested coffee samples from all over the world.  Guatemalan, Ethiopian, Mexican, Brazilian and Kenyan coffees to name but a few… Continue reading