3 times UK Cup Tasters Champion
Freda Yuan is a professional coffee taster and buyer. She is currently devoting her career as the Head of Coffee in Origin Coffee Roasters.
Her talent and accolades are evident in her winning the SCA UK Cup Tasters in 2017, 2018 & 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. Beyond coffee certification, Freda also has a degree in MBA from Middlesex University.
Throughout her coffee career, she has worked in all sectors of the coffee supply chain, including being a barista, coffee event management, roasting, quality control, green sourcing, and coffee farming. During this journey, she found her true passion in the sensory elements of coffee, which started after her struggle, and recovery from bulimia.
Freda recently launched a sensory book "Sip 'n'Slurp: A Guide to Expert Coffee Tasting." You will be able to read it HERE.
Freda Yuan partnered up with various coffee companies in different projects.
SCA Education in Sensory
Competition Sensory Judge
Production Sensory Evaluation
Coffee Related Translation