A forward-thinking interview series examining the business of progressive coffee culture.
The 5THWAVE Podcast is hosted by Jeffrey Young, Editor-in-Chief of 5THWAVE magazine and Founder of Allegra Group.
Each episode features inspiring stories, business lessons, and thought leadership from the entrepreneurs and industry experts blazing trails to success across the world of coffee.
The podcast will delve into the detail of achieving operational excellence, get to grips with green coffee sourcing and seek out the very best of global coffee culture. We’ll also examine the future of e-commerce and coffee at home, the changing face of cafés and coffee shops, and how to hone winning HR strategies – plus much more.
Get in touch and tell us what topics you'd like to hear by visiting www.worldcoffeeportal.com/5THWAVEPodcast
The carbon footprint of coffee roasting
In the third episode of our mini-series on environmental sustainability across the coffee industry, we’re shifting the focus to carbon reduction in coffee roasteries.
Investments, mergers and acquisitions in coffee operations
Today on the podcast we’re speaking with leading investors and experienced entrepreneurs to open the lid on the world of mergers, acquisitions, and investment in the coffee space.
The carbon footprint of coffee shops
In the second part of our mini-series exploring eco-sustainability across the coffee industry, we turn the spotlight on carbon generation in the coffee shop.
Celebrating the true artisan – a conversation with La Marzocco’s Paul Kelly
Today we’re bringing you a very special episode in anticipation of the 10th anniversary of the La Marzocco True Artisan Café at the London Coffee Festival taking place later this month.
Environmental sustainability at origin
Kicking off a new series on the podcast exploring ecological sustainability across the coffee supply chain, we’re examining the environmental impact of coffee farming at origin.
The critical role of the general manager
Today we’re exploring the importance of the general manager in café operations and unpacking how this pivotal role can mean the difference between hospitality businesses operating at a loss or at a profit.