Wednesday 17 August 2022

Coffee Roasters Guild and Diedrich Roasters have announced scholarship recipients for CRG Retreat

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SANTA ANA, CA, USA – The Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG) and Diedrich Roasters have announced the recipients of the 2022 Diedrich Roasters Scholarship at CRG Retreat taking place in Delavan, Wisconsin, USA from August 25-28, 2022.

CRG Retreat is an annual event where professional coffee roasters from around the world gather to share knowledge, learn new skills, and build and renew friendships.

The Diedrich Roasters Scholarship, awarded to five scholars, will covers registration fees, including shuttle fees, for the event: including pre-Retreat cuppings and roasting tent/equipment introduction, Friday lectures, Saturday workshops, Roasting Team Challenge, social activities, as well as meals and beverages during the event.

2022 Diedrich Roasters Scholars at CRG Retreat

The 2022 Diedrich Roasters Scholars at CRG Retreat are listed below. This program supports coffee roasters who may be new to coffee roasting or for a variety of reasons, including financial, have not had the opportunity to attend CRG Retreat.

Their full bios of scholarship recipients for CRG Retreat are available on the event website at

  • Kris Carlson, Green Coffee Sales at Mighty Peace Coffee
  • Chloe Caruso-Sosa, Roaster at FoJo Beans LLC
  • Elena Mahmood, Coffee Roaster at Mission Coffee
  • Hannah Owens, Head Roaster at Fidel & Co Coffee Roasters
  • Mykel Vernon-Sembach, Production Roaster at Water Ave. Coffee

Early bird pricing for CRG Retreat is available through July 29, 2022. More details about the
event and tickets for CRG Retreat can be found at

About the Coffee Roasters Guild

The Coffee Roasters Guild (CRG) is the global trade guild of the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) dedicated to inspire a diverse coffee roasting community through the development and promotion of the roasting profession. For more information the CRG, please visit

About Diedrich Roasters

Diedrich Roasters LLC, founded in 1980, offers a wide variety of coffee roasting equipment custom made for each customer using only the highest quality materials. Diedrich manufactures premium coffee roasters sought out by professionals who demand quality and who believe that they have a responsibility to their customers and their growers to achieve the best roast possible. Learn more at

About the Specialty Coffee Association

The SCA is a trade association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building a fair, sustainable, and nurturing industry for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community. For more information, please visit

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