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Brewing Connections: Inside the Coffee Community with Archers

Archers Wholesale & Supply Store, based out of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, is educating people about their specialty craft class by class. Archers’ three main goals are quality, transparency, and sustainability, which are all achieved through their method of green coffee trading. Archers showcases coffee beans from all around the…
Taylor Ann Ono
24th April 2024
Haroon ZafarCoffee Stories

Haroon Zafar

Haroon Zafar's Coffee Canvas: Brewing, Creating, and Connecting. In the fascinating realm of coffee aficionados and content creators, Haroon Zafar emerged as a captivating figure, weaving a narrative that transcends the boundaries of coffee, anime, and a mosaic of personal passions. Haroon's journey, illuminated through the lens of our podcast,…
Vasileia Fanarioti
2nd December 2023
Puja Thapaliya Female Barista from NepalCoffee Stories

Puja Thapaliya

Puja Thapaliya stands as a testament to the transformative power of dedication and hard work. Most importantly, Puja aspires to inspire women globally, particularly those who hail from Asian countries where prevailing stereotypes suggest that women lack the ability to stand alongside men. Puja proudly bears the title of the…
26th July 2023
Coffee Stories

Mariam Erin Pinza

A degree in food technology may seem like the perfect springboard for coffee lovers to dive into the hows and whys of the coffee industry, but Mariam Erin Pinza wanted more. We recently had a coffee chat with her on one of our podcast episodes. Mariam Erin Pinza, the UAE…
Estella ZuletaCoffee Stories

Estella Zuleta

Estella Zuleta is a coffee roaster from Colombia but is better known by her Instagram handle @ladelostintos. Estella began her journey in Colombia in 2016, today Estella lives in the United Arab Emirates. Estella Zuleta Estella Zuleta decided to take a course at SENA while she was living in her…
Mollie Sprigg
10th June 2022
Barista Kushal singh BistCoffee Stories

Kushal singh Bist

Meet barista Kushal singh Bist. When talking about Nepal most of us probably think of Mount Everest, high mountain climbing, and amazing nature. Some of us would note that it is actually home to 8 out of the world's 10 highest peaks; or even that Nepal is one of the…
23rd May 2022
Coffee Stories

Defne Ceyda Okay

At first glance, seeing Defne Ceyda Okay in her black platform Chelsea boots and countless tattoos all over – you wouldn’t suppose that she once dreamt of becoming a ballerina. Perhaps it is exactly this early experience of hard, passionate practice that provided her with the power to become a…
Marta Trzcionka
24th April 2022
Coffee Stories

Hadija Kulaba

Hadija Kulaba is a barista originally from Uganda, who currently lives in the United Arab Emirates. We asked her what coffee means to her and what it’s like in her country.   She told us she wanted to share her story to empower women who want to work in the…
Mollie Sprigg
24th March 2022
Coffee Stories

Ali Hasnain

My name is Ali Hasnain, and this is my coffee story. “Since childhood, all I knew was ‘be an engineer’; ‘be a doctor’. Those were the only acceptable paths set out for us. To this day, my father doesn’t know what Coffee truly is. Everyone is still stuck on tea.” Growing up…
Talia Goury
20th January 2021
Coffee Stories

Sulaiman Alalawi

“My name is Sulaiman, I'm a normal guy with big dreams and a strong passion for coffee. In the beginning, I was calling myself a barista, until I realized that a person who can make coffee is more than just a barista! All that pressure and the nonstop ideas happen…
21st December 2020