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SCA Statement on Dubai as a Host of the World Coffee Championships

MILAN – SCA, the Specialty Coffee Association, issued yesterday the following statement concerning the World Coffee Champi...

SCA’s first sustainability conference “Avance” to take place in October

MILAN – SCA is launching “Avance”, its first sustainability conference. The event will take place on 11-12 October 2017 in Guatemala City, at the headquarters of Anacafé, the national coffee association of Guatemala. The conference is named after the Spanish word for “advance”, or “move forward”. This title ...

SCA introduces financial benchmarking study for roasters and retailers

MILAN – The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is launching the second iteration of its specialty coffee Roaster/Retailer Financial Benchmarking Study. The first large Study was deployed in 2015 that collected roasters’ financial, sales, and operational data. It resulted in a report that provided industry benchmarks ...

Peruvian coffee shines at World of Coffee 2017 Exhibition in Budapest

LIMA, Peru – Peru's participation at World of Coffee Budapest 2017 resulted in significant sale commitments for the following 12 months, the Exports and Tourism Promotion Board (PromPeru) informed. Recognized as Europe's leading coffee event, World of Coffee is an itinerant fair that takes place annually and serves ...
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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 ...

Sandalj Trading showcases world class specialty coffees at WOC 2017

BUDAPEST – This year Sandalj is sponsoring a station at the World Latte Art Championship Espresso Bar with some of its latest and most interesting lots. Visitors will be able to cup a Colombian lot from the company’s ...

Third Wave Water making waves in the specialty coffee industry

CEDARVILLE, OH, U.S. – Third Wave Water is proud to announce its successful integration with many top performing brewing recipes during Specialty Coffee Association competition. Competitors using Third Wave Water placed first and second in the United States and Polish competitions and first in the Ukraine.

Coffee Lovers from all over the world united at the 2017 SCA Coffee Expo

SEATTLE, U.S. – Two weeks ago, thousands of coffee lovers from around the world flooded Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, making the pilgrimage to the nation’s coffee capital. The Global Specialty Coffee Expo, hosted by the nearly 30-year-old, industry nonprofit Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) ...
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U.S. specialty roasters commit to increase coffee imports from Kenya

SEATTLE, U.S. – American roasters are expected to raise coffee purchases from Kenya by a quarter after the country showcased its produce in the ongoing symposium in Seattle, US. Coffee Directorate made a pitch for Kenya’s specialty coffee during the exhibition to have the US, which pays a premium price for the commodity ...
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Kenya brings renowned coffee and rich culture to Global Expo in Seattle

SEATTLE, U.S. – Kenya is the official Portrait Country for the 2017 Global Specialty Coffee Expo organized by the Specialty Coffee Association from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23. Coffee experts and connoisseurs across the globe have recognized Kenyan coffee for its high quality, superior craftsmanship and exceptionally balanced flavors.