SCAE and SCAA unify to form SCA, the new Specialty Coffee Association

As of January 2017, the Specialty Coffee Association of America, established in 1982, and the Specialty Coffee Association...

Lavazza, the Training Center opens the 1st italian Q-Grader room in a coffee roasting

TURIN, Italy – On Friday 23 March, the Lavazza Training Center - the world’s leading international coffee study center - o...

Indonesia specialty coffees to take center stage at the Scaa Expo

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Seventeen types of Indonesian specialty coffee are ready to take center stage at the Specialty Coffee...

Who is the best barista in Vietnam?

Vietnam National Barista Championship (VNBC) will be hosted by Exporum Vietnam from May 12th (Thu) to 14th (Sat), 2016, at...
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A Science Primer on the SCAA/WCR Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel

By Emma Sage, SCAA Coffee Science Manager Now that we have released the new SCAA Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel, I want t...

SCAA/SCAE – Historic first joint chapter in UAE

UAE National ChapterSCAE and SCAA have joined together for the first time to create a joint National Chapter in the United...
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Italian scientists are using chemistry to fight off counterfeit coffee

You wait in line for your daily cup at your favorite coffee shop, like every morning. But today, something seems wrong with your precious, life-giving cup of joe. As the steam clouds your vision, you notice the ...

Agnieszka Rojewska, Barista World Champion: here is the Woman of The International Coffee Day

MILAN - International Coffee Day is an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee, with events now occurring in...
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World Coffee Champions 2016 crowned

The dust has settled, and we have some brand new World Champions to introduce to you! Um Paul of South Korea and Michalis Dimitrakopoulos of Greece fought off stiff competition...
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Julius Meinl The Originals, a fresh new take on craft roasted coffee

VIENNA, Austria – For 155 years, coffee roaster Julius Meinl has pioneered small-lot hand roasting and, today, the Viennese company shares its fresh take on a craft coffee offering for hotels, restaurants and cafes across the globe. It is a new offering for Julius Meinl’s prospective and existing customers who strive to achieve a unique ...