Ally Coffee Expands Learning Opportunities


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[W]ith the intention of making coffee learning relevant, valuable, accessible, and current for everyone in the industry, green coffee company Ally Coffee has expanded its learning opportunities to the global community of coffee professionals.

By offering classes online and at their headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina, Ally’s programs are designed to meet the diverse needs of café owners, baristas, and roasters. Course formats include curricula by the Coffee Quality Institute, customized programs for individual businesses, and community peer-to-peer workshops.

Sensory evaluation. Photo courtesy of Ally Coffee

Upcoming classes at Ally’s Greenville offices include Q Processing Level 1 (Generalist), August 12–13, Q Arabica Grader Training & Exam Course, October 7–12, and retake exams and recertification courses through the fall.

Also available are Ally’s “Community of Practice” courses, which are “spaces for industry professionals, from novices to veterans, to meet and build the skills and community to better run their coffee businesses,” according to Ildi Revi, director of learning. The next Community of Practice is for Cold Brew, November 7–8, followed by one for Café Leaders, December 27–28.

Flavor Lexicon. Photo courtesy of Ally Coffee

Further courses are available online, such as Q Arabica Course Preparation, or as a blended format (online and in-person), such as Food Safety for Coffee Roasting Operations and Roasting Principles and Practices.

No matter the location or level, Ally Coffee’s learning opportunities are open to everyone in the coffee community. Visit their website for the full course calendar and descriptions.

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