Quartet of Q Graders
Lincoln & York, is celebrating after Coffee Taster and Innovator, Kieran Power, became the company’s fourth qualified Q Grader.
He passed the prestigious coffee tasting qualification, awarded by the Coffee Quality Institute and hosted by Falcon Specialty in London, last month and joins James Sweeting, Rebekah Kettrick and Tom Altoft as the fourth Q Grader.
Kieran, who has been at Lincoln & York for two years and joined as a Trainee Taster in 2015, commented on his success; “I am super excited to have reached this level so quickly in my career and am really grateful for all the help my colleagues have given me. Over the coming months we are launching a new product which I have been heavily involved in and I am looking forward to seeing how well it is received.”
Director, James Sweeting, added; “This is tremendous news and demonstrates to our customers our commitment to produce the very best blends in coffee. This additional expertise strengthens our position as the number one private label coffee roaster.”