How long have you been a CQI In-Country Partner (ICP)?
What does it mean to your company/organization to be an ICP?
As the first CQI certified lab in Canada, to become an ICP could build our relationship with CQI further and deeper, as well
more recognized by the professionals, as well to the origin farmers whom are in this market to find us easier for their quality
coffee to be graded by official organization that grant more authority to them after the service / to receive a more professional
report and to show the others in the market.
Provide a summary of what your company/organization accomplishes and include mission if applicable:
We have been actively offering SCA and CQI courses training since 2015 and 2018, our mission is to bring the disciplined
knowledge and skills to this market, open the doors for them towards higher levels easier, as well to help them get reward,
which is to receive the official certificates to prove the trained students' professionalisms. We have been dedicated of doing
this and will continually of doing it to impact the industry more in this market.
What is your relationship with CQI/the Q Program?
Jingbo Deng and Chunhui Zhang, as the owners of Bicerin Coffee Lab, is the CQI certified Q assistant Instructor. They are
aiming at bring more Q program courses to offer at our lab to the Canada market.
What do you think are the opportunities of CQI's Q Coffees program?
CQI's Q coffee program could help build the consistent standard from origin countries to consuming countries, it will affect
the whole word' specialty coffee standard building and help with spreading world wide as well. Further, it helped farmer to
find a way to prove their one year effort - the green coffee's quality level, to help them know what's the current possible
situation of coffee planting, and how to improve based on it, as well has a better chance to sell a fair price to the consuming
What do you think are the benefits of being a CQI ICP?
Becoming an ICP of Canada could build the relationship of CQI with the Q graders in this market, coffee farmers who came to this country, deeper, so that they recognize what's CQI is actively focusing on more, as well recognize Biceirn to this market more.