30 Dec '16, 7pm

10 minutes with Jen Apodaca, Head Roaster for Royal Coffee‘s newest venture, The Crown: https://t.co/97RjlWwPhY

, is someone you want to know. Not only is she an accomplished roaster and production leader, but she’s dynamically interesting and incredibly supportive of her colleagues. Jen offered so many wonderful insights into her beliefs on roasting and the coffee industry, that we’ve chosen to give you her entire interview in two segments. Read the first half now, where she talks about her beginnings, the struggles of running a production team, and the ugly truths of buying and roasting coffee.

Full article: http://www.baristamagazine.com/10-minutes-jen-apodaca/

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