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 …

February 2019 in National Coffee Competitions (Part 2): A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the second half of February 2019. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships …

February 2019 in National Coffee Competitions (Part 1): A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the first half of February 2019. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships …

Coffee Price Crisis Webinar: Spotlight on the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide

Updated February 11: Thanks to all who joined us for the first in a series of webinars hosted by the SCA’s Coffee Price Crisis Response Initiative. Professor Peter W. Roberts of Emory University and Chad Trewick of Reciprocafé spoke to Ellie Hudson of the SCA about the Specialty Coffee Transaction Guide, launched in December, introduced by SCA …

January 2019 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of January 2019. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and …

SCA Launches New Initiative to Address the Coffee Price Crisis and Appoints New Executive Director

The effort will be led by Ric Rhinehart who will be stepping down from his role as Executive Director of the association to be succeeded by Yannis Apostolopoulos, the current Deputy Executive Director. The coffee value chain is long and most coffee producers are not paid enough for their coffee to maintain profitable farming operations. …

Meet the Members of the 2019-2020 SCA Board of Directors

By JAMES HUMPOLETZ Translations available: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian, Spanish. SCA members chose between eight candidates to fill six seats in the election managed by third-party elections company UK Engage. In accordance with the SCA Bylaws, the six newly-elected coffee professionals will join the board on January 1st, 2019 at which point the terms of six existing members of the …

Business Insights from the Square Coffee Data Report and the Retail Sentiment Index (RSI)

By Heather Ward The independent coffee shop is an integral part of so many neighborhoods. It’s a space where communities come together. But with that independence comes the unique challenges of running a small business, while seeking to make coffee more sustainable from the farmer to the barista. In order to achieve both, information is …

September 2018 in National Coffee Competitions: A Recap of New Champions from Around the Globe

Here is our recap of the winners of national coffee competitions from around the world in collaboration with World Coffee Events (WCE) for the month of September 2018. These dedicated coffee competitors have earned the right to represent their country in coffee competitions at the international level. For more information on upcoming world championships and …