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Coffee Travel | Stories from Source with Origin Coffee

By March 9, 2020 No Comments
Origin Coffee's Freda Yuan

Tickets – Free

Date – Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 April

Time – 10:00 – 10:45

Location – Fringe Tent, The Moors Field

Origin’s Head of Coffee, Freda Yuan has worked in coffee on both sides of the supply chain, from barista through to green coffee buyer. Her sensory ability is exemplary, and it’s won her multiple competitions, including UK Cup Tasters in both 2017, 2018 and 2019.

As well as a passion for sensory and education, critically, Freda’s values and approach to coffee mirror that of Origin’s, with quality and producer welfare being at the heart of everything she does. She’s a champion of sustainability, traceability and put simply, delicious coffee.

Join her as she discusses her ongoing development of the Origin coffee program and travelling the world in pursuit of exceptional crops. Showcasing countries of Origin that aren’t so well known for speciality coffee and the hard work of the producers who grow it.

Porthleven Food Festival cancelled for 2020

It is with heavy hearts that the organisers of Porthleven Food Festival must announce that our 2020 event, which was due to take place from 17-19 April, will be cancelled.

All ticketholders will be automatically refunded and all traders, acts, artists and speakers will be rebooked for the 2021 event.

The decision, which has not been taken lightly, has been made amidst the current situation with Coronavirus/ COVID-19 in the UK.

With less than five weeks to go any additional restrictions on the movement of people, or a nationwide ban on events being enacted in the coming weeks, would be financially catastrophic for our Festival. We therefore feel that we must cancel the event this year in order to guarantee its future survival.

The team has already put a great deal of time, resource and energy into organising and promoting this year’s event and this is not a decision we’ve made lightly.

We hope you understand and respect our difficult decision to act now, thus removing uncertainty, reducing the amount of outlay by our audiences, sponsors, traders, suppliers and partners and helping to secure the event in future years.