Thomas Kettler (Fairtrade International)

Sustainable coffee- toward a living income for small coffee farmers

  • To what extent can the market enable coffee farmers to attain a living income and ensure a decent future for the next generation of coffee farming?


CV Thomas Kettler: 

Senior Manager Coffee Global Programs, Products and Policy

Peter Kettler brings over 25 years specialty coffee experience, across manufacturing, retail, trading and finance, with Stone Creek, Holland Coffee, Taylor Maid Farms, Coffee Kids, Wolthers Douque, and Trilliant Foods. In 2004, he also founded Radio Lifeline, a service to help remote farmers at origin improve farming methods.

In 2019, Peter joined Fairtrade International, as Senior Manager, Coffee.



Fairtrade International:

About the German Coffee Association

From coffee traders and brokers to coffee roasters and producers of instant coffee, decaffeinators, coffee machine and roasting machine manufacturers to logistics companies, laboratories and sustainability organisations - at the German Coffee Association we all sit round the same table, to support the interests of our members and of coffee.

Contact information

Deutscher Kaffeeverband e.V.
Steinhöft 5-7
20459 Hamburg


Fon: +49 (0) 40 374 2361 0

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