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Inside Scoop - Ed Whitman (Green Coffee Specialist)

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If you are a regular of the Rogers Family Company blog, you likely recognize Ed Whitman from his Cupping With Ed videos.

If you haven't already seen some of Ed's coffee cupping videos, check them out here:

This week, Ed was very generous with his time, and we were able to learn a little more about him in this week's Inside Scoop.

1.  What is your position at Rogers?

Green Coffee Specialist. I have the best job; I get paid to taste coffee all day.

2.  How long have you been working for Rogers?

3 ½ years

3.  What is your favorite hobby?

Bike riding

4.  Why do you enjoy it so much?

I like to go for long rides (30-35 miles) to burn energy, enjoy the nice weather and quiet.

5.  What is the most interesting thing about you?

I graduated from college in Painting and Drawing

6.  If you have a hero, who is it?

I can’t just pick one person. I admire many coffee professionals, political figures, artists

7.  Why is this person your hero?

I admire leaders who are honest, ethical, sense of humor, have a vision, support others development and willingness to share their knowledge…

8.  Scenario: You win the lottery. $300,000,000. What do you do?

I would like to support coffee producers and farmers that grow our coffee, and support Rogers Family social programs - housing, education, and medical.

9.  What is your favorite Rogers coffee?

I can not pick just one, I am drinking some very nice Rwanda coffees right now.


If you have any questions for Ed, please let us know in the comments below.

Thanks for the interview, Ed.




  1. Tadesse Meskela Gudeta 28 May, 2018 at 11:38 Reply

    I got on the 27 your need of Ethiopian organic .I replied and I got back the message that it did not go through.
    I gave you the price for the organic coffees

  2. Tadesse Meskela 29 May, 2018 at 16:57 Reply

    I was offering Ethiopian speciality coffee to peter.I got his email on the 27th . I made cc to Ed withman .
    please forward it to him

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