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Program

Friday

12.4.2019

10:00

10:05

Welcome to the Festival!

Our host Johanna von Hertzen welcomes you

10:05

10:50

How to secure the future of coffee?

Conversation on different sustainable projects in coffee countries

What coffee companies and roasteries can do to secure sustainable coffee growth?

A conversation with

  • András Koroknay-Pál, Head of Raw Coffee Sourcing at Paulig
  • Lari Salomaa, National Manager at Johan & Nyströmiltä
  • Niina Koskinen at Zoégas

 

10:50

11:30

Digitalization in coffee trade

How the distance between the farmer and the roaster is decreasing due to technology enhancements and increasing access to technology in origin countries.

  • Raphael Studer – CEO of algrano

11:00

11:45

Cupping

Roasting stage (2nd floor)

Cupping with Pirkanmaan paahtimo

11:30

12:00

The secret behind a perfect roast

Conversation with

  • The filter coffee of the year roaster Petri Nieminen at Caffi
  • The espresso of the year roaster Juho Purhonen at Inka Paahtimo

12:00

12:15

Awarding the coffee influencer of the year

12:15

13:00

Sustainable coffee and how to reduce coffee waste
How to produce coffee sustainably? How to drink coffee sustainably? What a restaurant or cáfe could do to reduce and reuse coffee waste?

Conversation with:

  • Svante Hampf at Kaffa Roastery
  • Mike Akins at Kaffa Roastery
  • Carlos Henriques at restaurant Nolla

12:30

13:00

Roasting stage: Cupping (2nd floor)

Falcon Specialty – Peru Project Cupping

13:00

13:30

How and why to make better coffee and tea at the office?

Why an office should make and serve better coffee and tea? Does better coffee and tea make impact on the employees?

Conversation with roasteries customers:

  • Teresa Rönnbacke, Community Manager, UMA Workspace

13:30

14:00

The current coffee trends

What are the café trends of 2019 and how to be interesting as a café? How has the café behaviour changed in the last 5 years?

Conversation with

  • Laura Kietäväinen, Manager at La Torrefazione, thesis from coffee trends
  • Aleksi Kuusijärvi, café and roastery entrepreneur (Kahvila Sävy, Good Life Coffee Roastery) and the chairman of  Specialty Coffee Association, Finnish Chapter

14:00

14:30

The new tea tastes of spring

New tea flavours and cold drinks

  • Nina Lindgren at Théhuone

14:00

14:30

Cupping
Roasting stage (2nd floor)

Cupping with Algrano

14:30

14:50

The future of coffee grinders

What are the best solutions for coffee grinders for offices?

Conversation with

  • Nikolas Bogdanoff, CEO at Wilfa
  • Vesa Hoikka coffee machine expert at Johan & Nyström

14:50

15:20

How better coffee is good business?

Investing in better coffee can be also better business

  • Teemu Tikkala entrepreneur at K-Supermarket REDI
  • Samu Koskinen from Lehmus Roastery (The roastery of the year 2017 and 2018, Helsinki Coffee Festival’s public vote)

15:20

15:50

The quality of water makes a difference in the taste of coffee

Conversation with

  • Karoliina Mäkelä, trainer at Paulig Barista Institute
  • Otto Manninen, water expert at Aqva
  • Riku Uski, café entrepreneur at Warrior Coffee that uses Aqva water filters

Saturday

13.4.2019

10:15

10:25

Welcome to the Festival!

Our host Johanna von Hertzen welcomes you

10:30

11:00

How to Drink Coffee More Sustainably?

How to Reuse and Reduce Coffee Waste?

A conversation with

  • Svante Hampf from Kaffa Roastery
  • Mike Akins from Kaffa Roastery

11:00

11:30

How to Clean Up Your Coffee Machine?

Cleaning tips by Marko Haakana from Moccamaster

11:00

13:00

Silent Tea Room

(2nd floor) Introduction to the world of tea by Théhuone.

11:30

12:00

How to Improve Your Moments with Coffee?

Advice on brewing better coffee at home with Nikolas Bogdanoff from Wilfa and Aleksi Kuusijärvi from Finland’s Specialty Coffee Association

12:00

12:30

How to Improve Your Moments with Tea?

Roasting stage (2nd  floor)

Workshop with tea expert from Théhuone

12:00

14:00

Cup Tasters Championship

The National Championship of Coffee Tasting organised by Finland’s Specialty Coffee Association

13:30

14:00

Introduction to Peruvian coffee

Roasting stage (2nd floor)

14:30

14:45

Welcome to the Festival!

Our host Johanna von Hertzen welcomes you

14:45

15:30

Sustainability in Coffee

How does Climate Change Affect Coffee Production?

A conversation with

  • András Koroknay-Pál, Head of Raw Coffee Sourcing at Paulig
  • Lari Salomaa, National Manager at Johan & Nyströmiltä
  • Svante Hampf, Founder at Kaffa Roastery

15:00

15:30

How to Improve Your Moments with Coffee?

Roasting stage 2nd floor

Workshop with barista from Johan & Nyström

15:00

17:00

Silent Tea Room

(2nd floor) Introduction to the world of tea by Théhuone.

15:30

16:00

The Variety of Tea Types

Roasting stage 2nd floor

What Are the Differences Between Various Types of Tea?

Discussed by tea expert from Théhuone

16:00

17:00

Roastery Pitching

As a part of Finland’s Best Roastery Competition, each roastery has 100 seconds to pitch their unique story to the judges. The judges are journalist Laura Haimila, radio host Alexander Eklund, and Tomi Saarinen, the marketing director at Sony Music.

17:00

17:30

Gongfu Brewing with Teaware Comparison

(Roasting stage 2nd floor)

Introducing the Traditional Chinese Brewing Method for Quality Loose Pure Teas

TeeMaa

 

17:00

17:45

Announcing the Winners

Announcing and awarding the winners of this year’s Tea, Filter Coffee, and Espresso Competitions

17:45

18:15

The Differences Between Light and Dark Roast Coffee

Zoégas

 

Sunday

14.4.2019

10:15

10:30

Welcome to the Festival!

Our host Johanna von Hertzen welcomes you

10:30

11:00

Tea: No Quality Without Sustainability

  • Mirka Olin from Nord-T

 

10:30

11:00

Coffee Meditation

Roasting stage (2nd floor)

Ella Takalainen from Paulig leads us to the world of coffee meditation

11:00

11:45

How Does Climate Change Affect Coffee Production?

A discussion with the authors of the book “Kahvivallankumous”:

  • Petri Leppänen
  • Lari Salomaa (from Johan & Nyström)

11:00

11:30

How to Improve Your Moments with Coffee?

(Roasting stage 2nd floor)

A workshop with Jori Korhonen from Paulig Barista Institute

11:00

13:00

Silent Tea Room

(2nd floor) Introduction to the world of tea by Théhuone.

11:45

12:00

Guidance to the Secrets of Latte Art

12:00

16:00

Latte Art Championship

The National Championship of Latte Art organised by Finland’s Specialty Coffee Association

12:00

12:30

How to Improve Your Moments with Tea?

Roasting stage (2nd floor)

Workshop with tea expert from Théhuone

13:00

13:30

How to Clean Up Your Coffee Machine?

(Roasting stage 2nd floor)

Cleaning tips by Marko Haakana from Moccamaster

15:00

17:00

Silent Tea Room

(2nd floor) Introduction to the world of tea by Théhuone.

15:30

16:00

Coffee Meditation

(Roasting stage 2nd floor)

Ella Takalainen from Paulig leads us to the world of coffee meditation

16:15

17:00

Sustainability in Coffee

How does Climate Change Affect Coffee Production?

A conversation with

  • Lari Salomaa, National Manager at Johan & Nyströmiltä
  • Svante Hampf, Founder at Kaffa Roastery

 

17:00

17:30

Kombucha and Tea – Nature’s Active Substances

The Good Guys Kombucha

 

17:00

17:30

Three Country Comparison of Green Teas

Roasting stage (2nd floor)

Comparing green teas from China, Japan and South Korea from the perspective of tea processing, taste profiling and brewing. An introduction to matcha, including instructions on how to whisk a bowl of matcha.

  • TeeMaa

17:30

18:00

Introduction to Sumatran Coffee

Indonesian Embassy

18:00

18:30

Awarding the Winners

Awarding Finland’s Best Roastery based on the Roastery pitching, a public vote and the results of the Coffee Competition. Also awarding Finland’s Best Café based on a public vote.

Helsinki Coffee Festival reserves the right to modify, alter or update the programme.

Speakers & DJ's

DJ Nikolucky

DJ Borzin

DJ Mari

DJ Toimi Tytti

Tuomari: Laura Haimila

Tuomari: Alexander Eklund

Tuomari: Tomi Saarinen

Tuomari: Hanna Huhtonen

Tuomari: Henri Alen

Tuomari: Eero Ritala

Puhuja: Lari Salomaa

Puhuja: Svante Hampf

Puhuja: Petri Leppänen

Puhuja: Michael Akins

Puhuja: Karoliina Mäkelä

Puhuja: Otto Manninen

Puhuja: Carlos Henriques

Puhuja: Samu Koskinen

Puhuja: Raphael Studer

Puhuja: Vesa Hoikka