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Episode 81: The business of specialty coffee - A conversation with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

In today’s episode we’re speaking with Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood, Founder of UK-based boutique specialty coffee business, Colonna Coffee 


The celebrated author and innovator in the world of coffee will soon be releasing a new book – The Business of Specialty Coffee – exploring the various models and operating margins of businesses across the specialty coffee supply chain.  

We sit down with Maxwell to find out what to expect from his latest publication and discuss his new coffee shop venture in the heart of Clerkenwell, one of London’s most creative enclaves.

Pre-order The Business of Specialty Coffee by  Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood here.

Credits music: "N Luv Again" by Trop Mal in association with The Coffee Music Project and SEB Collective

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Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood

Founder, Colonna Coffee

Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood is a three-time UK Barista Champion and the owner of Colonna Coffee, a UK specialty roastery and café brand founded in 2009. Colonna-Dashwood is also an author of The Coffee Directory, and co-author of Water for Coffee and is a board member for Project Waterfall and Peak Water.
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