Finalists for the Sustainability Award Announced

The SCAA Sustainability Council is extremely proud to showcase four extraordinary finalists for the 2011 Sustainability Award. This year we received a multitude of nominations and we’re excited to see how much passion for the cause has permeated the coffee industry. The four finalists have exhibited dedication to sustainability across the supply chain by creating …

Camp Pull-A-Shot Scholarship Winner Sandy Bledsoe Featured in Current Barista Magazine Article

In case you haven’t seen it yet, the December/January 2001 issue of Barista Magazine is full of interesting articles that highlight a great year in the specialty coffee industry. Featured among these highlights is Sandy Bledsoe’s in depth report on his experience at the first ever Barista Guild Camp Pull-A-Shot.Sandy talks about winning his all-expense-paid …

SCAA Weighs In On ICE Decision

Written by Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director SCAAYesterday ICE Futures U.S. Coffee “C”®, the benchmark contract for Arabica coffee announced that beginning with the March 2013 contract Brazil Arabicas will be deliverable against the contract. In earlier requests for commentary ICE described Brazil Arabicas as washed and semi washed Arabica coffees, as distinguished from Brazil Naturals.The …