“COFFEE'S LIFE DOESN'T END AFTER YOU DRINK IT. IT IS JUST THE BEGINNING OF A NEW CYCLE.”

"WASTE IS A RESOURCE IN THE WRONG HANDS."

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MISSION

To unlock coffee's health potential where harmful emissions are minimised and coffee’s by-product usability is maximised.
 

By extending coffee's economical life, we will be able to give back to the people we owe its existence; farmers.

VISION

Our vision is to transform the way people perceive coffee; from looking at it as their caffeine fix, to look at it as a sustainable health elixir.

MEET THE TEAM

The three founders are from Colombia, coffee experts and passionate about sustainability, health and technology.

Alejandro Franco, Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Kaffe Bueno

Alejandro Franco

Co-Founder | CCO

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Commercial Strategy & Mgmt.

Bus. Dvpt. Product Mgmt, Projects.

alejandro@kaffebueno.com

Juan Medina, Co-Founder and CEO at Kaffe Bueno

Juan Medina

Co-Founder | CEO

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Strategy & Innovation.

Biotech, Management, Funding.

juan@kaffebueno.com

Camilo Fernandez, Co-FOunder and CFO at Kaffe Bueno

Camilo Fernandez

Co-Founder | CFO

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Finance & Operations.

Logistics, Compliance, Accounting.

camilo@kaffebueno.com

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Kara Prins

Application Scientist

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Application Development

Market Research

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Adnan Akcay

Bio Process Engineer

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Process Development

Green Chemistry, Biotechnology

ADVISORS

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Karl Lintner

President of KAL'IDEES

Independent consultant to the cosmetics industry.

 

Former CEO Sederma – world-leading active ingredient supplier for personal care industry.  A key player in Sederma acquisition by Croda.

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Marcel Lubben 

Chairman of Kaffe Bueno Board of Directors

Ex-CEO - Reverdia and Avantium. Ex-DSM

 

30+ years experience in biorefinery development in food and biochemicals, venturing industries and 18+ years of expertise in edible oil innovation at DSM.

 

Expert in R&D, strategy, IP and engineering innovation in this sector.

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Wouter Claerhout

Independent consultant to the Nutritional

Ingredients industry.

Former Head of Global Marketing Human Health & Nutrition at Royal DSM with over 20 years of experience in innovation, marketing and sales.

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THE PROBLEM

The Problem Kaffe Bueno solves: 99% of 9 billion kilos of coffee consumed worldwide every year becomes waste, decomposing in landfills and generating methane.

THE SOLUTION

Kaffe Bueno's solution: recycle used coffee grounds from cafes, hotels and offices in Copenhagen, partner collector delivers it to Kaffe Bueno's biorefinery to extract oil.

COFFEE

RECYCLING SERVICE

KAFFE BUENO OIL®

WHY

RECYCLED COFFEE?

HEALTH & SKIN

BENEFITS OF COFFEE

JOIN THE BUENO MOVEMENT

 PARTNERS & COLLABORATORS

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ACCELERATORS

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NETWORKS

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