Manuel Diaz

  • Q Arabica
  • Q Robusta

how-long How long have you been in coffee?
Since 1988

world_generic Which countries have you taught in?
America: USA, Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Colombia, Ecuador, Perú, Brazil; Europe: Italy; Africa: Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya; East: Yemen; SE Asia: China, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam

world What's your favorite coffee origin?
Naturals from Yemen and Ethiopia

 What do you think are the benefits of taking the Q?
Exposure to a wealth of good coffees from different origins, international coffee market insights and scientific background information

languages What languages do you speak? 
Spanish, English, a little bit of French and portuñol

coffee What other activities do you do in the coffee industry?
Private consulting and applied research (50%), farmers' trainings (30%), Q courses (10%), coffee businesses (10%)

lightbulbAnything else you'd like to add?
In my professional work I have tried to bridge coffee people's livelihoods and businesses with the best of coffee sciences and technologies