Coffee Academy

Essential Coffee Knowledge

Essential Coffee Knowledge


An excellent starter kit for home enthusiasts and new baristas who are looking to journey through the world of Specialty Coffee and embark on the Seed-to-Cup experience. You will appreciate how each step of the value chain contributes towards a consistent good cup of coffee. You will also discover how coffee is grown and processed, and the factors contributing to a coffee’s unique, diverse and complex flavour characteristics.

The class covers the following content:

What You’ll be Doing

  • The Coffee Cherry – discover that coffee is a fruit, and it has the potential to develop complex sweetness and flavours.
  • Coffee Producing Regions – highlighting how factors like terroir and processing methods play an important role in influencing flavours in coffee.
  • Roast Profiles – understanding how different roast levels affects flavour and aroma.