Update on the Coffee Technician Program

Originally posted on the Coffee Technicians Guild Blog. By DAVID MILLER The forthcoming year will see further curriculum development by volunteers in the coffee technician and manufacturing communities, the selection of the first rounds of Authorized SCA Trainers (ASTs) in the program and the first offering of CTechP courses at an SCA Specialty Coffee Expo. …

Building a Bright Future: Meet the Coffee Technicians Guild Vice Chair, Richard Muhl

SUSIE KEALY draws a spotlight to one of our long-term volunteers in a new series on SCA News. This month, she’s interviewed the Coffee Technicians Guild’s Vice Chair, Richard Muhl. A native of Perth, Australia, Richard is both the current Vice Chair of the Coffee Technicians Guild (CTG) and the Technical Services Manager for Five Senses. …

SCA Sustainability Webinar | Guilds and the Price Crisis: What’s Our Role?

Updated November 22: Thanks to all who joined us on November 22 for this webinar, part of our series on the coffee price crisis. On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Specialty Coffee Association hosted an SCA Sustainability webinar on the coffee price crisis and the role of baristas, roasters, and technicians from the perspective of …

Addressing Water Quality Issues: Common Vocabulary

By SCOTT MANLEY of La Marzocco for the Coffee Technicians Guild (CTG) blog. The CTG is an official trade guild of the SCA dedicated to supporting the coffee industry through the development of professional technicians. Learn more about the CTG here. I took chemistry in high school and I have a certificate in Horticulture from a community …

Reflections from the Coffee Technicians Guild Summit

By MARCO SERRI The Coffee Technicians Guild Summit has just ended in Susegana, Italy – the first European event dedicated to technicians who daily support the coffee industry. This was an opportunity to share knowledge and experiences among industry experts. Hosted by Astoria, we had the pleasure of spending two wonderful days with technicians coming …