Director of Coffee
Origin Coffee Roasters
Freda Yuan’s incredible talent and accolades are evident in her winning the SCA UK Cup Tasters in 2017, 2018 and 2020, as well as gaining 3rd place in the World Cup Tasters 2017. Alongside this, she is a licensed Q-grader and a SCA UK Sensory Judge.
Throughout Freda’s coffee career she’s worked on both sides of the supply chain, from barista through to green coffee buyer, with other roles including roasting and QC’ing. Her role as Origin’s Head of Coffee involves developing their direct trade coffee program and travelling the world in pursuit of exceptional crops.