Roasters Guild Coffees of the Year Competition Top 10 Selected

Coffee Competition Highlights Specialty Coffees from Around the World at The 24th Annual Specialty Coffee Association of America Event  This past weekend the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) and the Roasters Guild awarded ten specialty coffees with the “Coffees of the Year” title at its 2012 Coffees of the Year Competition, which will be …

Safehouse Coffee Roasters Damaged in Fire, Members of the Specialty Coffee Community Rally to Support

Help support Safehouse by making a donation on EverRibbon to help them rebuild.  If you needed more evidence that the specialty coffee community takes care of their own, it was demonstrated yet again through the acts of SCAA member Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters. Employees of the company, Daniel Thompson and Dut Goodman, drove from Atlanta to …

SCAA Board Of Directors Meet With Honduran Presidential Delegates, Cabinet Members And Representatives Of IHCAFE

SCAA Announces Honduras as its Portrait Country in 2012 In a formal ceremony held in the Presidential Palace, SCAA Executive Director, Ric Rhinehart, along with the SCAA Board of Directors signed an agreement naming Honduras as the Portrait Country for the annual SCAA exposition to be held in Portland, Oregon beginning on April 19, 2012.  …

Uganda’s Best Coffees shine at the 2012 National Taste of Harvest Competitions

The Eastern African Fine Coffees Association (EAFCA), in partnership with the Uganda Coffee Federation and the Uganda TOH Committee are pleased to announce the completion of the 2012 Taste of Harvest (ToH) Coffee Competition that was held at the UCDA Quality Lab in Kampala from 16th – 20th January 2012. EAFCA’s ToH is the leading …

Coffee Bean International Hosts SCAA Instructor Development Program in February

On February 11th, 2012 Coffee Bean International is hosting an SCAA Instructor Development Program (IDP) at their headquarters in Portland. This will be the perfect opportunity to become a certified SCAA Lead Instructor prior to The Event and qualify to be a Station Instructor at this annual exposition or other regional courses throughout the year. The SCAA Instructor Development Program is …

SCAA Quarterly Sector Survey for October – December 2011

If you are a specialty coffee retailer or roaster-retailer, we kindly request your participation in the following survey: –SURVEY CLOSED– Your responses are requested by January 18, 2012. Would you like to receive a complimentary copy of the SCAA Quarterly Sector Report? Your participation in this survey will ensure you a complimentary copy of this …