Born in Sweden and based in Berlin, Malin Elmlid is the founder of the trading network The Bread Exchange. With a business degree in network management and marketing from Lund University in Sweden, and a background in global sales management for the fashion industry, Elmlid has travelled the world looking for authentic stories. Since launching The Bread Exchange, she has traded more than 1400 sourdough loaves worldwide, in destinations including Berlin, the U.S., Belgium, Afghanistan and Morocco. *Bread is a global good," she says. Her book, The Bread Exchange: Tales and Recipes From a Journey of Baking and Bartering, was released in October 2014.