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Welcome to The Clay Table Podcast


We talk about all things coffee, the ethics of coffee and transparent coffee trade, opening our very first specialty coffee bar and roastery in Cape Town, South Africa, coffee farmers in Africa, coffee trading practices, communities impacted by coffee farming, world championships, the economics of coffee, coffee consumption, and a whole lot in-between.

Your hosts -

Ernest and Nicette

Co-founders and Co-Owners of Clay Pigeon Trading and Swart Coffee Company.

This podcast is an expression session so nothing is scripted. The conversation is driven by our drive and passion to create a more sustainable, responsible, and ethical way to trade and consume coffee. Join the conversation, and help us spread the word for transparent coffee trade.


Clay Pigeon Trading™ is a consciously curated™ specialty coffee roastery located in Cape Town, South Africa. We procure and roast only Specialty Q/Grade coffee from the African continent. Our mission extends beyond quality coffee - we have a pro-Africa agenda, trading with African coffee farmers exclusively and directly. Not only does this help the farmer to profit more, but also ensures 100% transparency from farmer to cup - a rarity in today’s coffee industry.


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