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About Slow

Slow is a nature-positive coffee company providing corporate coffee solutions with high transparency and impact accounting. With our on-the-ground team in Laos, we work directly with micro-farmers who are all growing coffee under the gentle shade of different native trees.

We are collaborating daily with the farmers that grow Slow coffee to encourage them to preserve and plant more trees in their plantations, striving towards the perfect agroforestry symbiosis. And we take care of them by providing better prices, advance payments, an emergency fund, training, better equipment, etc. Over the last three years, we have seen the impact of this collaboration as higher quality and quantity of coffee.

With Slow as your coffee solution provider, you get an insight into the life of the coffee farmers, the development of their coffee plantations, and well-being through individual livelihood programs. 

Some of our customers, like the facility service company Coor, get their own plantation that we are converting from an unsustainable monoculture to regenerative agroforestry. Slow customers benefit from the storytelling we provide from our on-the-ground team. Customers use our well-documented sustainability efforts in their reporting or to tether their sustainability strategies into a tangible action that employees celebrate.

Mission & Vision

Mission – ’What do we want to achieve.’
Our mission at Slow is to protect and regenerate forests and improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers through the production and sales of coffee and other tropical commodities.

Vision – ’How we see ourselves now, and in the future
Slow is a Community-based Forest business that delivers on the UN Sustainable Development Goals – at scale.

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Whether you have questions about our products, pricing, want to provide feedback, or have anything else on your mind, our team is ready to answer.

 

Meet our team

Our international team is full of professionals who love their work and the impact Slow is creating! With 8 different nationalities, working from Finland, Laos, Denmark, Sweden, Philippines, and Ukraine, we are operating in the entire coffee value chain to bring you the best, and most sustainable coffee solution!

Alexander Stig Nielsen

Co-founder & Sales

Denmark

August Septimius Krogh

Business Developer

Denmark

Angellizza Ramirez

Content Manager

Philippines

Carmela Francisco

Production Manager

Philippines

Casper Alberts

COO

Denmark

Davan Machaiah

Operations Manager

Laos

Erun Li Jensen

CXO

Denmark

Fatima Dupio

Production Assistant

Philippines

Jaakko Kaukomies

CSR Manager

Finland

Jennifer Serafica

HR and Bookkeeping Assistant

Philippines

Joeneri Tambirao

Production Assistant

Philippines

Johan Blomstedt

CCO

Sweden

Kari Haikala

Finnish Roastery Manager

Finland

Khammai Tonthong

Accounts and Data Collection

Laos

Konsavanh Phanthamath

Content Manager

Laos

Leila Aviso

Production Assistant

Philippines

Madrira Bopanna

Country Manager

Laos

Marc Munk Simonsen

Business Developer

Denmark

Michael De Renouard

Roast Master

Denmark

Onphachanh Phongsaly

Survey and Data Collection

Laos

Phoukhao Phoutthavong

Office Administration Head

Laos

Phouvanh Phoutthavong

Survey and Data Collection

Laos

Pinja Puustjärvi

Founder & CSO

Finland

Vlad Blyshchyk

Visual & UX Designer

Ukraine
(Currently Germany)

Sangphet Hasan

Operations Cordinator

Laos

Sanni Torniainen

Forestry Officer

Finland

Sebastian Nielsen

CEO

Denmark

Sinthasat Thengsombat

Field Manager

Laos

Sithong Onsisouphanthong

Survey and Data Collection

Laos

Sonxay

Field Assistant

Laos

Vansouksanh Sayyavat

Survey and Data Collection

Laos

Vilaphong Santaincee

Assistant Field Manager

Laos