DRC’s First-Ever Coffee Cupping Competition Rejuvenates Coffee Sector

The first-ever specialty coffee cupping competition in the DRC, Saveur du Kivu, took place with great Congolese and international fanfare on June 2nd and 3rd.  The events were hosted by the Government of South Kivu and the National Coffee Organization of DRC, and the competition followed Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) global standards to …

Announcing the Newest SCAA Certified Home Brewer: Bonavita BV1900TD 8-Cup Digital Coffee Brewer

Bonavita now has three SCAA certified brewers, their newest addition being the Bonavita BV1900TD 8-Cup Digital Coffee Brewer. Building on the success of predecessors, the Bonavita 8-Cup Digital Brewer with Stainless-Steel Carafe features improvements that will result in an even better cup of coffee. Bonavita is committed to bringing the highest level of coffee brewing technology to …

The Cupping Exchange: A Place to Share Coffee

By Mya Stark Now in its fifth year, The Cupping Exchange provides Event attendees with a means to promote green coffee export offerings, compare single-origin flavor profiles, and provide a benchmark of testing different roasting systems. Most importantly, the Exchange conforms to all the stringent technical requirements of an SCAA-certified cupping lab—something it’s not always …