SCAA: A Year in Retrospect and A Look Ahead

Membership in the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) continues to possess a value beyond savings and discounts. This incredible community of coffee professionals is at the forefront of innovation and inspiration in specialty coffee. Engaging with peers at every level of the coffee supply chain, SCAA members are able to achieve amazing things through …

SCAA’s 2013 Best New Product Competition

The premier products recognition awards brings back the popular People’s Choice “text your vote” for 2013. The Specialty Coffee Association of America’s BEST NEW PRODUCT COMPETITION recognizes new products judged on their quality and value to the specialty coffee and tea industry. The Awards recognize eight categories of excellence and innovation: Coffee/Tea Preparation And Serving …

Coffee & Trade at the IWCA III International Convention in Guatemala

The International Women in Coffee Alliance invites you to participate and expose your brand, products and services during the III International Women in Coffee Convention, which will take place in Guatemala City February 7-9, 2013. Also available before the convention will be the Educational Coffee Pre-Tours from February 4-6, a great opportunity to know more …

SCAA Instructor Journals: Richard Sandlin Travels to Beijing

By Richard Sandlin, Fair Trade USA, SCAA Credentialed Instructor Richard recently traveled to Beijing, China to instruct students in SCAA courses for the Barista Guild’s Level 1 & 2 Certificate Programs at an SCAA International Education Partner facility, Beijing Wholly Coffee Company. Here is a testimonial from his trip: Imagine for a moment the daily challenges you …

SCAA’s 5th Annual Symposium Comes to Boston this April

The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is pleased to announce that its 5th Annual Symposium will be held in Boston, MA, April 10-11, 2013. Hundreds of the industry’s thought leaders, business owners, decision makers, writers, academics, and skilled coffee professionals of all stripes will converge at the historic Harvard Club to discuss and collectively …