Batdorf & Bronson® Coffee Roasters is proud to announce the promotion of longtime company roaster Bob Benck to the position of Green Coffee Buyer. Bob has been professionally roasting and cupping coffee at Batdorf & Bronson® for 13 years and has been the company’s Roastery Manager since 2002. Many in the specialty coffee industry know Bob from his roasting and roaster maintenance classes at SCAA conferences, as well as his participation in the Roasters Guild and Let’s Talk Coffee events. Bob worked on social and economic development projects while living in Nicaragua in 1998 and has been published in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Science. Bob is a proud father and ardent fisherman.
“I look forward to this new level of involvement in coffee. I am committed to furthering our close ties with producers and seeking out new coffee communities that grow exceptional coffee. My goal is to share this commitment with our customers.”