[Homeroast] GCQRI ???

miKe mcKoffee mcKona at comcast.net
Thu Oct 28 00:18:33 CDT 2010

Which sort of proves just how important it is for the big hitters to keep
the masses happy with "consistent" quality mediocrity, sad. 

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com 
> [mailto:homeroast-bounces at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com] On 
> Behalf Of Tom & Maria - Sweet Maria's Coffee
> Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 8:40 AM
> The first presenter was Dr Vincent Petiard who worked in plant 
> science for Nestle for 25 years, arguing for focused research in 
> quality at the level of plant material.
> He outlined Nescafes quality research program, amazing in it's 
> breadth, to trace quality from plant genome through the final result, 
> the cup. Nestle can actually get enough genetic material from a final 
> roasted product on the shelf to determined what cultivar the coffee 
> came from, and they can track each container shipment coming in this 
> way, if they want to.
> The funniest thing is the break right after his speech had "Kenya" 
> coffee in a big thermal container, and it tasted like typical watery 
> institutional coffee. I wanted to ask him if we can check it is 
> really Kenya! Practical applications...
> -- 
> -Tom

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