We are Hosoe Caffè, an Ethical Artisan Roastery based in Zurich, Switzerland.

Taro is passionate about coffee, making food, and playing guitar. He has worked as a climate physicist, natural catastrophe expert and reinsurer. He left finance for coffee.

Alessandra is an archaeologist. She splits her time between coffee and archaeology her passion since she was 11. She was volunteering in a Fairtrade shop as a student and introduced FT to Taro.

Hosoe Caffè Ethical Artisan Roasters - Taro and Alessandra
Taro and Alessandra. Photograph by Innes Welbourne