If you want to know everything about coffee, someone who carries the title of ‘Q grader’ is the one you need to find. These people know everything about the quality of green coffee. Let’s find out everything about this term.
To call yourself a ‘Q grader’ you need to successfully finish the rigorous training of the Coffee Quality Institute. This contains the Q Arabica course or the A Robusta course. To become an expert, you need to fulfill 19 tests. In the first 3 days, you practice and calibrate. After that, three days of testing follow. The tests include triangulation, cupping, green grading coffee, and more.
Becoming a Q grader can be very beneficial for your future because the title of ‘green coffee evaluation expert’ will bring a lot of opportunities in the coffee industry. The Q program is recognized by coffee professionals worldwide.
Learn more about the programs and courses on their website: www.coffeeinstitute.org
Coffee Quality Institute’s
The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) works internationally to improve the quality of coffee. Besides that, they focus on improving the lives of people who produce coffee. This non-profit organization exists since 1996.
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