SCAA Announces 2010 Host Partner Sponsors for the 22nd Annual Exposition, The Event

We are pleased to announce the official Host Partner sponsors of the 22nd annual exposition, The Event for 2010:

The Gaviña family has been in the coffee business for over 130 years as growers, importers, and roasters of gourmet coffee. The most important word in this statement is family. A strong sense of family is at the heart of F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc., more commonly known as Gaviña. The Company, one of the largest and most successful coffee businesses in the western United States, is led by a team of four siblings: three brothers, Jose, Pedro and Paco, and one sister, Leonor Gaviña-Valls. A US specialty coffee roaster since 1967, F. Gaviña & Sons is the largest privately held minority coffee roaster nationwide.

As a systems supplier, Fres-co manufacturers printed, laminated barrier flexible packaging material and leading edge technology packaging equipment. Their mission is to be the innovative leader in flexible packaging systems. Through the execution of a comprehensive systems strategy, they provide single source accountability and seamless integration to their customers with technology & innovation, packaging materials & valves, packaging equipment and service. Their focus our efforts on being knowledgeable experts and developing our product offering for select market segments that include Coffee, Dry Food, Liquid Food, Industrial and Pet Food products. Our core competencies in regards to modified atmosphere for preservation of product include: vacuum, gas flush, hot fill, retort and aseptic technologies.

Curtis Co.

The Curtis name is synonymous with a full line of the world’s most advanced, top-of-the-line commercial coffee brewing equipment, iced tea brewing systems and specialty beverage dispensers. Founded in 1941, Curtis has remained a family-owned business that is committed to the principles of quality workmanship, personal loyalty and family values. The company has also embraced new innovations and technologies to better meet the needs of an ever-changing market. With four generations of the Curtis family and a 60-year heritage, the company has artfully aligned quality and customer service with high-tech ingenuity to build a name the industry can trust.

The SCAA is honored to work together this year with our Host Partner Sponsors, who represent outstanding leadership and quality in the industry. Combined, the Host Partner Sponsors represent over 48 years of membership with the SCAA, and we are pleased to offer a program that unites their brand presence at the upcoming Event.
For more information regarding our Host Partner Sponsors, please visit our sponsor recognition pages on the SCAA Exposition Site.
Registration for The Event opens Dec. 8th, 2009 at http://www.scaa.org/. Inquiries for other sponsorship opportunities can be directed to sponsorship@scaa.org. The 22nd Annual SCAA Exposition will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center, April 15-18th, 2010 in Anaheim California.