Coffeelab Independent offers Coffee testings and analyses in the field of sensorial appreciation of green coffee and roasted coffee. The analyses are based on the CQI (Coffee Quality Institute) standards and protocols.

We also offer 2 intensive and unique Green Coffee training programs.

And lastly we offer advice on coffee in relation with quality, sustainability and green coffee market.


The Coffeelab is based in Ghent, Belgium and was founded by Raf Van den Bruel. He has more than 15 years of experience in the direct purchase of green coffee at source and the blending/roasting of green coffee to a high quality end product. 


Raf is a licensed Q-grader. He studied Agronomy at the University of Leuven with specialization in Science of the Tropical Regions.


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