Volunteer Highlight: Wendy De Jong, Coffee Buyer/Education Director of Single Origin Roasters, Tony’s Coffees & Teas

                Name: Wendy De Jong Title: Coffee Buyer/Education Director Company: Single Origin Roasters, Tony’s Coffees & Teas   How long have you been volunteering for the SCAA? 10 years!   What was the first SCAA event you volunteered for and what were your duties? I was recruited by …

Denomination of Origin

Creating Geographical Indications for Coffee By Laura Everage In this Symposium session, Paul Songer of Songer & Associates, Inc. and Luis Fernando Samper of Colombian Coffee Growers Federation presented two separate approaches to creating geographical indications. In Rwanda, the analysis was made purely on a cup basis, while in Colombia extensive lab testing and verification …

Cafe Imports Announces Origin Trip Location for USBC Champs

August 23, 2011 Café Imports www.cafeimports.com Café Imports is proud to announce the 2011/2012 USBC/WBC origin trip sponsorship location has been selected!The 6 regional USBC winners, plus the USBC Champion, and the WBC champion will travel with Café Imports to Costa Rica in January 2013.After our maiden Barista Origin Trip to Brazil in 2011, Café …