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Forum Discussions => Off-topic => Getting to know some Members - Interviews => Topic started by: Muscles on 21/10/2011, 08:12 AM

Title: Getting to know Brendan from BeanGreen
Post by: Muscles on 21/10/2011, 08:12 AM
Okay folks,
It's time to get to know Brendan from BeanGreen...

Q. Describe yourself & where you live. Hobby/Industry Background etc?
A. I started working in cafes making coffee while at uni in Brisbane. I ended up working for Dean Merlo in his 1st roasting house and learnt the roasting process from him. I finished uni but was offered a job with Merlo. The job involved looking after the purchasing, roasting and despatch. The job also involved travelling to origin and i was offered a job in PNG running planations and processing mills. I was there for 4 years but with a baby on the way decided to move home and start up BeanGreen. The business has been going for 2 years. I still do a bit of work consulting the bigger roasters in town and the occasional day roasting for a couple of smaller boutique guys around town which i love.

Q. Describe your business if applicable.

A. We sell Green Coffee Beans to home and commercial roasters. We also sell coffee roasters suitable for roasting at home as well as roasted beans.

Q. How