School of coffee > Training


Since its inception, Belco has always linked its sale of green coffees with training for its artisan roaster customers. The coffee industry is evolving rapidly, and welike to contribute actively to the professional development of roasters to promote quality coffee in Europe. Belco enjoys giving professionals an opportunity to share their experiences. In the words of William Yeats:

«Education is not filling a bucket,
but lighting a flame.»

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We develop our School of Coffee training modules based on our experiences in the field, the countries where our coffees are grown and our laboratoryand above all on our relations with roasters, with the aim of meeting your specific needs.

Created and tested by our in-house teams, we offer a diverse range of practical and unique courses to help you better understand market developments.



Our School of Coffee is designed for our Belco customers, andwe tailor our courses to their specific requirements and coffees. Our training programmes and hands-on workshops are therefore adapted and customisedto the participants’ needs.

With this training, Belco provides educational tools allowing you to putyour newly acquired knowledge into practice in your daily work.



Having won many Parisians over to his delicious cocktails and good coffee, Jérémie returned to his native city of Bordeaux in 2012. He joined Belco as quality manager before quickly being appointed head of our training , a position that suits him down to the ground and allows him to manage the product while working alongside people with a passion.

Curious and a perfectionist by nature, Jérémie learned his trade across the world, not only in coffee-producing countries but also other coffee schools.

With his artistic spirit and passion for roasting, he embodies what our training aspires to, which is to share our experiences and knowledge to improve the quality of the coffees available on the consumer market.


Admission & enrolling

How to enrol & online application form

All training at our School of Coffee is provided on request for our green coffee customers. Other candidates must apply for admission. Application forms can be downloaded online or requested from Sylvia DE RIVAS (administrative office).


Prices are available on request and online.

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Because we like to help you improve your knowledge and coffee expertise, we have chosen to reward loyalty with education points. Each time you purchase a green coffee from Belco you earn a number of education points, depending on the range, which you can then use to finance all or part of a training course provided by our School of Coffee.

How it works

Training days

The three-day training courses take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays only from 9 am to 5.30 pm.
The two-day training courses take place on Thursdays and Fridays only from 9 am to 5.30 pm.
The five-day training courses take place on Mondays to Fridays only from 9 am to 5.30 pm.

Meals & accommodation

Lunches are provided at Belco by the training centre. Travel and accommodation expenses remain the responsibility of participants. We will request a contribution to our travel expenses foron-site training.



Tel : + 33 (0) 5 24 07 86 76


Jérémie VERGNE

Tel. 05 56 16 56 52 or 06 62 37 22 32

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