• How Phyllis Johnson of BD Imports Is Championing a Way Forward for the Coffee Industry

    4 monthes ago - By Imbibe Magazine

    Phyllis Johnson, owner of specialty coffee company BD Imports since 1999, has a long memory when it comes to drinking coffee and relishing its aroma wafting up from a mug. “I was a child, and my mom would drink Sanka with milk and sugar,” she says. “I just remember that it tasted really good, and it was a treat when I got a chance to drink it.”
    Now a coffee industry veteran with more than two decades of experience, Johnson grew up in rural Arkansas. Although she had an entire other career in corporate America as a science researcher-she studied microbiology in college-and later in sales...
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