Ana Mallozzi named as Junior Trader at Olam Specialty Coffee at Rhode Island office

Ana Mallozzi named as Junior Trader at Olam Specialty Coffee at Rhode Island office

August 9 - 2022

Coffee Geography Magazine

Olam Specialty Coffee (OSC) announces the hiring of Ana Mallozzi to its Providence, Rhode Island, office as a Junior Coffee Trader. Mallozzi brings over 10 years of coffee and tea experience to her new role at Olam. 

Rob Stephen, Managing Director for OSC said “Ana’s experience in coffee is a great match for our team and, with an emphasis on coffee education and quality control, a great match for our coffee roaster customers.”

Mallozzi returns to Rhode Island where her coffee career began at New Harvest Coffee Roasters in 2012. Since then, her achievements have included CQI Arabica Q Grader Certification, SCA Roaster Guild Level 2 Certification, SCA Barista Guild Level 2 Certification, and SCA Instructor Certification. She has been a contributor to Barista Magazine and a presenter at SCA Expo, M.A.N.E Coffee Conference, and Coffee Fest New York. 
“Being a coffee trader has been a goal of mine for a long time and I’m so excited to work with Olam,” says Mallozzi. “Having worked for coffee roasters in the past, I’m familiar with that business in terms of both success and challenges. I look forward to being a part of success stories while working with our coffee roaster customers.”
Olam Food Ingredients (OFI), the parent company has also reached a deal to acquire Canadian coffee roaster and packaging solutions firm Club Coffee L.P., expanding its portfolio of solutions. 
 “I am delighted to welcome Club Coffee into OFI. Bringing together our respective expertise in sustainable sourcing and innovative packaging we are well-positioned to meet increasing consumer demand in these areas,” said Vivek Verma, chief executive officer, Coffee for OFI, in a statement, adding, “We expect to bring these benefits to our customers through this exciting combination.” 
Operating from facilities in Toronto, Club Coffee produces private label and co-manufactured products for the ‘At Home’ segment. OFI spent CAD $150 million to purchase the firm. Olam offer a vast selection of traceable green coffees sourced from certified estates and network of farmers across Africa, Asia and Central and South America. Over 90% of its volumes are processed in its own mills supplying the quality and volumes customers need, while for specialty buyers, the discerning palates of their Q-graded cuppers and procurement teams help locate top quality beans from 30 different origins.