Daterra Auctions Off ‘Masterpieces’ Honoring Brazilian Coffee Farmers

Sponsored content provided by Daterra. Every year at Daterra, we search our crop’s production for the very best coffees – we call them MASTERPIECES by Daterra. They are very limited in quantity, but we are sharing them with the world at our fourth online auction on November 22, 2016. The eight featured coffees represent Daterra’s …

When Coffee Cultures Collide—An Australian Outpost in L.A.

Sponsored content provided by KitchenAid. When KitchenAid decided to develop a video series—Get Something Brewing—that would feature contemporary coffee leaders and brewing trends, it was clear that Australian café culture had to be a part of the conversation. In that arena, few influencers have been more instrumental to Australia’s rising presence on the international stage than …

For the Love of Coffee: International Coffee Day to be Held on October 1

On October 1st, the coffee world will celebrate International Coffee Day. This is a day for honoring the people who work in coffee, appreciating the passion that coffee creates, as well as taking the opportunity to inform consumers about coffee as a global product. We encourage you to get involved on International Coffee Day! Here are a …

Committee Spotlight: Meet Your SCAA Technical Standards Committee

The Technical Standards Committee is one of the longest continuously functioning volunteer committees within the SCAA. Our responsibility is to conduct research to establish specialty coffee standards and determine industry best practice for publication on behalf of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. We serve the members of the SCAA and the coffee industry as …

A World of Specialists: Coffee and Chemistry

By Christopher Hendon My interest in chemistry was sparked in 2007 when I received a copy of Luca Turin’s The Secret of Scent: Adventures in Perfume and the Science of Smell. Turin describes his pursuits of synthesizing novel, smelly molecules, and the challenge of elucidating how humans physically detect and perceive these compounds. Among other …