| 30 mins
Episode 27: Spotlight on Paris’ burgeoning specialty coffee scene
Fresh from Le Paris Café Festival
last week, today we’re putting the spotlight on the French capital and diving into the past, present and future of the rapidly changing specialty coffee scene across France.
In conversations with influential coffee operators, major roasters and suppliers, we explore the shift in consumer demand for high-quality coffee and the impact Covid-19 has had on French drinking habits and Parisian coffee culture.
Michael McCauley, Coffee Quality & Training Director, Cafés Richard
, gives us a perspective on how the French coffee scene has evolved in the last 30 years.
Tom Clark, Co-founder & CEO, Coutume
shares the impact of Covid-19 on the Parisian coffee shop market and the challenges operators are facing today.
Sandra Bouckenooghe, ambassador for La Marzocco France
, discusses the new generation of specialty coffee professionals and what’s next for the French coffee scene.
Credits music: "Paris
" by Bandits on the Run, winners of the Coffee Music Project
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