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RAFO URBINA
FOOD SCIENTIST

Rebel Cheese

Rebel Cheese

Cheese made from plants. Research & Development (Feb 2022 - Present) Austin, Texas, USA.

Culina

Culina

Fermented plant based products. Manager of Research & Development (May 2018 - Sep 2021) Austin, Texas, USA.

Vodka 14 Inkas

Vodka 14 Inkas

The first vodka made from native andean potatoes. Winner of 8 gold medals in international competitions, including 1 double gold medal in San Francisco World Spirits competition. Manager of Research & Development & Production (Aug 2016 - Feb 2018) Lima, Peru.

Solbeso

Solbeso

The first spirit made from cocoa pulp. Winner of 3 gold medals in international competitions, including 1 gold medal for the "Best New Spirit" in Spirits of the Americas competition. Manager of Research & Development & Production (Jan 2013 - May 2016) San Martin, Peru.

Sierra y Selva Exportadora

Sierra y Selva Exportadora

Spirits made from the pulp of coffee fruit and chirimoya fruit. Research & Development Consultant (Feb 2016 - Jun 2016) Junin, Peru.

Wine Research Center

Wine Research Center

Developed 5 vodkas made from amaranth, quinoa, potato, cassava & sweet potato. Research & Development Consultant (May 2015 - Jan 2016) Lima, Peru.

Personal Developments

Personal Developments

- Beers made from quinua & amaranth - Spirits made from different kind of beers - Spirits made from different fruits & grains - Liquors made from exotic fruits - Syrup made from cacao pulp - Chocolate sweeted with cacao syrup (100% cocoa)

Coyungo

Coyungo

Mobile distillery to produce Pisco. Working directly with the farmers at their vineyards. Manager of Research & Development & Production (Sep 2010 - Dec 2012) Lima, Peru.

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