Coffee 2016 asks students to consider the coffee supply chain and generate ideas for what can be done to equalize returns across various stakeholders. Both beverages encourage connoisseurship, but only wine growers reap a premium for their efforts to ensure quality.
The case describes the history of coffee production across the world, the rise of the “third wave” of coffee consumption in the developed world, the efforts of the Illy Company to help coffee growers, and the differences between “fair” trade and direct trade.
The following introduction provides an overview of the case study.
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The case allows faculty to lead a discussion about training, marketing in emerging economies, and various ways of providing social benefit.
The case highlights the synergies as well as trade-offs between pursuing these triple benefits.
In compiling the list, we gave additional weight to usage outside Yale.
Case topics represented on the list vary widely, but a number are drawn from the case team’s focus on healthcare, asset management, and sustainability.