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Introducing the SCA Coffee Sustainability Program

The Specialty Coffee Association’s new Coffee Sustainability Program is founded on the principle that sustainability must be embraced by all actors in the coffee supply chain if the specialty coffee industry is to survive and thrive. As expectations for greater transparency and corporate responsibility grow in the industry, companies are rapidly increasing the size of …

SCA x WCR Hosting Two Webinars: Coffee Farm Profitability from the Ground Up

Updated May 23: Thank you to all who joined us for these two webinars on farming profitability hosted by World Coffee Research. You can watch the first webinar (East Africa) above and the second webinar (Latin America) here. SCA Sustainability Center continues the series on the economic sustainability of coffee production with two webinars that …

Announcing the 2019 SCA Sustainability Award Winners

Each year the SCA recognizes three categories with Sustainability Awards. We’re thrilled to announce this year’s winners, who will receive their awards at Re:co Symposium the 10-11 April 2019. The awards for Project and Business Model, created in 2004, recognize outstanding work in the field of sustainability in the coffee industry. This year there is …

Seminario Virtual en Español: La Crisis del Precio del Café – Guía de Transacciones de Cafés Especiales

Update: Thanks to all who joined us for this second webinar on the Coffee Price Crisis recorded live on Tuesday, March 19th, at 9:00 am PDT / 4:00 pm GMT. Watch the recording above. ¿Qué es la Guía de transacciones de café de especialidad? En nuestro segundo seminario web en esta serie, Kim Elena Ionescu …

Estrategias para la Diversificación de los Ingresos en las Zonas Productoras de Café—Farm Profitability & Prosperity webinar #4

Updated February 20: Thanks to all who joined us for this third webinar in our Sustainability series on Farm Profitability and Prosperity recorded live on Tuesday, February 19th, at 9:00 am PST / 5:00 pm GMT. Watch the recording above. Scroll down for English Este webinario es parte de una serie sobre los desafíos que …

Farm Profitability Q&A — Ashley Prentice

The Sustainability webinar series on Farm Profitability and Prosperity generated great discussion and many questions from viewers. This post is the second of four in which panelists from the second webinar, which took place September 25th, will answer your questions. You can watch a recording of webinar #2 here. Ashley Prentice is a 3rd generation coffee …

U.S. Coffee Market Overview 2017: A View of the Current Coffee Landscape

By Heather Ward Specialty coffee shops continue to be a significant place for consumers to have a unique coffee experience. The coffee shop landscape is always changing as trends shift and consumers evolve. The SCA’s U.S. Coffee Market Overview 2017 is a piece of information that offers a large-scale understanding of coffee retail sales. This information …

Farm Profitability Q&A — Ed Canty

The Sustainability webinar series on Farm Profitability and Prosperity generated great discussion and many questions from viewers. This post is the second of four in which panelists from the second webinar, which took place September 25th, will answer your questions. You can watch a recording of webinar #2 here. Ed Canty is the General Manager of …