Our Story

Every foundation has a story and ours is no different. Seeing a need for support with regards to smallholder coffee farmers, Michael R. Neumann and family founded Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, named after his father, in 2005. Building upon the work done by Embden, Drishaus & Epping Consulting in 1991.


Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung, (HRNS) is made up of a diverse group of people from all corners of the world. We take great pride in our teams across the globe who work hand-in-hand with smallholder coffee farmers.

Press Room

Our Communications Department assists you with any request about our work or insights on the coffee sector. Get in touch and find out how we can assist you.

Contact Us

Our Headquarters are located in the beautiful port city of Hamburg, Germany. We currently have 7 regional offices which you can contact directly via our online form.