Britta Folmer

Britta Folmer

Britta Folmer, Coffee Science Manager Nestlé Nespresso SA Dr. Britta Folmer is Coffee Science Manager at Nestlé Nespresso S.A. In her role she is responsible for building and strengthening Nespresso’s reputation as a leading expert in coffee. Working closely with Nestlé R&D teams, Dr. Folmer ensures that the science and expertise supporting Nespresso’s coffee quality and development is communicated to consumers, as well as the scientific and coffee expert community. Dr. Folmer serves as scientific advisor for various coffee and product launches including the recent launch of Nespresso’s revolutionary VertuoLine, ensuring strong and scientifically substantiated communications. During her seven years at Nespresso, Dr. Folmer has helped to establish the company as one with a solid scientific presence within the coffee community. Before moving to her current role in 2009, Dr. Folmer served as coffee development and portfolio manager at Nespresso where she was responsible for management of coffee projects. Prior to joining Nespresso, Dr. Folmer spent six years with the Nestlé Research Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. There, she served as coordinator for projects supporting the dairy business unit, helping to implement key research and development in nutrition, health and wellness. Dr. Folmer speaks English, French, Swedish and Dutch fluently. She holds a PhD in surface chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a MSc in chemistry from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Affiliations and Expertise

Nestle Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland


Editor: Britta Folmer Release Date: 06 Jan 2017
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