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Michael Tan

From becoming a barista to earn extra income, to starting his own café, to dealing with the pandemic, and now, training others in the art of coffee management, Michael Tan has seen the ups and downs of the coffee business and still, cannot imagine himself anywhere else. This is his…
Oluwatobifunmi Olaniran
7th September 2022
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Evan Fernandes

“Coffee has never abandoned me, I can not abandon it either”  This is Evan Fernandes’s Coffee Story, a Brazilian barista among other ventures, Evan has faced many trials and tribulations, none of which have discouraged him from working in an industry he loves. From being one of the first baristas…
Lauren Horton
24th September 2021
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Paul Istrate

Paul Istrate’s coffee story started in 2014 when he began working in the breakfast bar of a hotel in Brasov, Romania. A colleague asked him to take on the responsibility of making the bosses’ morning coffees. After getting the hang of it, he started to experiment with different styles of…
Chloe Lovatt
1st January 2021