Progreso supports sustainable business development for coffee and cocoa producer organizations by, together with them, improving their internal management and producer capacities, access to markets and finance, agroforestry and responsible land use.
Introducing Giuseppe Cipriani, the newest addition to the Beyco family, who is set to take on the role of Sales Manager. Giuseppe's mission is clear: to build a thriving and vibrant network of producers and buyers, all while ensuring that farmers receive the recognition and rewards they rightfully deserve for their exceptional products.
In the heart of Melbourne, something magical was brewing from July 17th to 19th: the 10th Melbourne International Coffee Expo ( MICE).
For Progreso, though we are familiar with the European and American coffee markets, the Australian terrain was a bit uncharted, and thus Rianne van der Bom, our Progreso Asia Program Manager stationed in Indonesia, went out to explore what was happening in this corner of the world, and how did it resonate with the global coffee narrative?
We are thrilled to introduce our newest team member, José Manuel Quigua Fajardo, here at Progreso! Today, we want to take a moment to share more about José Manuel and his deep connection to the world of coffee and agroforestry.
Welcome, Rodney Nikkels, to the Board of Progreso! We are thrilled to have such a passionate individual join our team. Rodney's commitment to improving the lives of smallholder coffee and cacao farmers has been unwavering, even before Progreso existed the way it is now.
At Progreso, we are thrilled to introduce our newest team member, Yvette, who has joined us as a Coffee Quality Consultant. With her extensive experience in providing coffee quality training across Uganda, Yvette is a valuable addition to our team.
Hosted by the Speciality Coffee Association (SCA), the World of Coffee Forum drew in more than 10,000 passionate attendees from an astounding 130 countries. Among the delegates were some of our very own colleagues from Progreso: our Managing Director, Anneke Goede, the Senior Product Manager of Beyco, Federica Marra, as well as our Program Managers Yasmin Córdova and Daan Mulder, overseeing Latin America and Africa respectively.