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Podcast title The Exchange
Website URL http://olamspecialtycoffee.com...
Description Insider insights for the earnest coffee roaster. The Exchange is a podcast presented by Olam Specialty Coffee, hosted by Mark Inman and Todd Mackey, and directed by Mike Ferguson.
Updated Mon, 09 Sep 2019 17:08:13 +0000
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Episodes

1. #20 The Coffee Roaster & Packaging-Part 2
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Description: Special guest Rob Stephen is back with Mark and Todd to conclude a discussion on The Coffee Roaster & Packaging. At the end of part 1 the conversation moved to vacuum packaging and cost, with Rob concluding, "You're into it for 20-30 grand but I would say if you're going to put that much coffee into distribution you should be expecting to get that out of it."

2. #19 The Coffee Roaster & Packaging-Part 1
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Description: It's not just Mark and Todd this episode. We have a special guest and the topic is packaging, the hows and whys and whens.

3. #18 The Coffee Roaster & Customer Training-Part 2
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Description: Season 2 Episode 7 is the second of 2 parts on the topic of customer training. Mark and Todd continue their conversation on when to offer training to customer, how much training to provide, and what type of training is right for different customer.

4. #17 The Coffee Roaster & Customer Training-Part 1
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Description: Season 2 Episode 6 is the first of 2 parts on the topic of customer training. As Todd says, for coffee roasters, "training is the new equipment." But how much training, where, and when? Is it free? How do you manage customer expectations? Not only do Mark and Todd begin addressing these questions, but Todd was late for our recording sessions and, of course, Mark just let that go and didn't mention it ... at all.

5. #16 The Coffee Roaster & Building a Team
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Description: "Where I wanted to start our look at building a team was really from the angle of taking a one-person-band and turning it into an orchestra." -Todd Mackey, Season 2 Episode 5 of The Exchange

6. #15 The Coffee Roaster & Retailing-Part 2
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Description: Season 2 Episode 4, Mark and Todd continue a conversation about the pros and cons of coffee roasters opening retailing operations.

7. #14 The Coffee Roaster & Retailing-Part 1
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Description: In episode 3 of season 2, Mark and Todd talk about the pros (and start talking about the cons) of roasters going into retailing.

8. #13 The Coffee Roaster & SCA-Part 2
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Description: Part 2 of a discussion about the Specialty Coffee Association and the recent Coffee Expo in Boston, including a interview with SCA's Stephen Morrissey live from the chaos of the show floor. Mark and Todd also talk about some of the brewing and roasting equipment they discovered at the Expo.

9. #12 The Coffee Roaster & SCA-Part 1
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Description: Episode 12 of our podcast, The Exchange presented by Olam Specialty Coffee, and the first episode of season 2. Welcome back! In this episode Mark and Todd talk about the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), and the recent Coffee Expo in Boston. In fact, we have LIVE clips from the event. This is part 1 of 2 parts on this topic.

10. The Exchange: Extra Shot #2-Happy Holidays
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Description: On a recent afternoon, our Providence office was unusually crowded so we decided to record holiday wishes.

11. #11 The Coffee Roaster & Mentors
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com Technically this is episode #11 but season one has been over for a few weeks so this is a bonus episode. Since Thanksgiving is upon us, Mark and Todd talk about business and coffee mentors they are thankful for having in their lives and careers, people who have influenced and guided them along the way.

12. The Exchange: Extra Shot #1-Cutting Room Floor
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Description: Season one is officially over but we'll be posting "Extra Shots" now and then until May when we launch season two. Music: Espresso Bar by Hannes Hofkind. Used under Creative Commons.

13. #10 The Coffee Roaster & Scary Defects
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Description: In this Halloween episode, our final episode of season one, Mark and Todd talk about a few scary defects that occur in coffee and a few scary movies too. Clip attributions: Witch laugh-Mike Koenig Storm-Mike Koenig Mummy-Mike Koenig Leave Now-Mike Koenig Cat-CA9 Tolling Bell-Daniel Simion Suspense Music-Maximilein Dark and Deep Laughter-Hopeinawe Rock-a-bye-Frankiegirl Swamp Thing Moan-Robinhood Manic Laugh-Project Titan Clips from the following were used in compliance with sampling under copyright law: Moondance by Van Morrison Kolchak TV show theme by Gil Mellé Michael’s theme from Friday the 13th by Harry Manfredini Vincent Price, movie unknown

14. #9: The Coffee Roaster & Green Coffee Terminology - Part 2
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In Episode 9, Mark and Todd spin the "Green Coffee Lingo Wheel" and define another nine green coffee terms with characteristic humor, valuable insights, and a surprise ending where Todd fails to know a term. You can see the Green Coffee Lingo Wheel for yourself and test what you know at blog.olamspecialtycoffee.com/spin

15. #8: The Coffee Roaster & Green Coffee Terminology - Part 1
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In Episode 8, Mark and Todd spin the "Green Coffee Lingo Wheel" and define nine green coffee terms with characteristic humor, valuable insights, and a surprising lack of reference to Mark's age. You can see the Green Coffee Lingo Wheel for yourself and test what you know at blog.olamspecialtycoffee.com/spin Opening Theme, Coffee by Sean T. Wright  | cc-nd cc-nc cc-by https://www.jamendo.com/track/920435/coffee Closing Theme, Coffee Talk by Anitek  | cc-nd cc-nc cc-by https://www.jamendo.com/track/711275/coffee-talk

16. #7: The Coffee Roaster & Cupping - Part 2
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In episode 7, the second of 2 episodes on QA/QC and cupping for coffee roasters, Mark and Todd talk about the language of cupping for roasters and more on creating a cupping space. You can email Mark and Todd with questions they'll answer on the podcast, or to arrange a review of your coffee, at TheExchange@olamnet.com. The Exchange is Presented by Olam Specialty Coffee Hosted by Mark Inman www.olamspecialtycoffee.com/mark-inman-bio and Todd Mackey www.olamspecialtycoffee.com/todd-mackey-bio Directed by Mike Ferguson All music is available and used under Creative Commons.

17. #6: The Coffee Roaster & Cupping - Part 1
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In episode 6, the first of 2 episodes on QA/QC and cupping for coffee roasters, Mark and Todd get into the nuts and bolts of cupping for roasters. You can email Mark and Todd with questions they'll answer on the podcast, or to arrange a review of your coffee, at TheExchange@olamnet.com. The Exchange is Presented by Olam Specialty Coffee Hosted by Mark Inman http://www.olamspecialtycoffee.com/mark-inman-bio and Todd Mackey http://www.olamspecialtycoffee.com/todd-mackey-bio Directed by Mike Ferguson All music is available and used under  Creative Commons: Opening Theme, Coffee After Six by Crete Boom  cc-nd cc-nc cc-by https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He57Af7dOI8 Closing Theme, 7th Coffee at 5 am by Tomasz Werbicki cc-nd cc-nc cc-by https://soundcloud.com/tomasz-werbicki/7th-coffee-at-5am

18. #5: The Coffee Roaster & Marketing - Part 2
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com Episode 5 is the second of two episodes on sales and marketing. Remember you can email Mark and Todd with questions or to arrange having them taste your coffee and talk about it on the show at TheExchange@olamnet.com

19. #4: The Coffee Roaster & Marketing - Part 1
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Description: In Part one of two episodes on sales and marketing, Mark and Todd talk about the branding niche, and, of course, Mark's age. We're inviting listeners to email Mark & Todd at TheExchange@Olamnet.com. We welcome comments, questions, and suggestions. Mark and Todd would also like to invite roasters who use coffee from Olam to submit their coffee for an online review and interview. Send an email to TheExchange@Olamnet.com for more information.

20. #3: The Coffee Roaster & Coffee Blending - Part 2
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In Episode 3 of The Exchange, presented by Olam Specialty Coffee, Mark Inman and Todd Mackey continue their conversation on coffee blending theory.

21. #2: The Coffee Roaster & Coffee Blending - Part 1
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com In the first of two episodes on coffee blending, Mark Inman and Todd Mackey talk about the reasons, good and bad, for creating coffee blends. The Exchange is presented by Olam Specialty Coffee.

22. #1: The Coffee Roaster & Green Buying
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Description: TheExchange@olamnet.com Our first episode, we tried recording over Skype, so the sound is a little challenging for listeners, but improved vastly with the next episode. In this episode of The Exchange by Olam Specialty Coffee, Mark Inman and Todd Mackey talk about discipline and best practices around buying green coffee ... and Rob Stephen interrupts to talk about "Subject to Approval of Sample" contracts.