Topic: Tips And Tricks of the Trade
Brian Nicholas is an account manager, quality control and trader at Organic Products Trading Company (OPTCO). Brian started his coffee career serving specialty coffee at a café in downtown Portland in 1978. Coffee has played a major role in his life ever since. In 1985 he started working for Coffee Bean International of Portland OR. Brian and his wife owned and operated a successful coffee business for the majority of the 90’s. Now he gets to encourage, mentor, and help develop coffee roasters dreams throughout North America.