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Podcast: Scott Ford, CEO & Co-Founder of Westrock Coffee
by Kristi Marvin on 2022-08-17 at 7:44am

This week we speak with Scott Ford, CEO and Co-Founder of Westrock Coffee.

Westrock entered into a $1.1 billion combination agreement with Riverview Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: RVAC) in April of 2022, and has grown into the #1 wholesale provider of coffee and tea to US restaurants.  Westrock is now looking to use its SPAC deal to make a big move into cold brew, made in the United States.

Scott explains how the company has worked to insulate itself from supply chain and commodity disruptions and why a SPAC deal was preferable to an IPO or more trips to the private equity watering hole.

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