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We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to build a new home for SCA News at sca.coffee/news. You’ll still be able to find our entire back catalog – stretching back years! – while we move things across. In the meantime, head over to our new home for the latest stories, updates, podcasts, and videos!  

COVID-19 Update: World of Coffee and Warsaw World Coffee Championships Postponed, Further Updates to Follow

Today, we are announcing an agreement with our partners at PTAK Warsaw Expo to postpone World of Coffee to October 15–17, 2020, the only dates available in 2020. We have informed all of our exhibitors and visitors via email, and our exhibitions team will be sharing more information next week. We’d like to thank the …

COVID-19 Update: Melbourne World Coffee Championships Postponed, Further Updates to Follow

Update March 12, 2020 | Since our announcement released yesterday, March 11, we have received many messages of support from members of the specialty coffee community around the world, for which we’re very thankful, and also some new questions, to which we hope to respond as soon as possible. In that time, the US government established …

#91 | A Sixth Era of Coffee? Specialty and Sustainability in Historical and Anthropological Perspective | WOC Lectures 2019

This session brings together recent work on the history and anthropology of coffee in the context of a discussion about the role of specialty in rebalancing the fundamentals of the market. Professor Jonathan Morris presents an overview of the history of price volatility across the five eras of coffee history he has identified, with some …

Meet the 2020 SCA Lithuania Chapter Committee

SCA members in Lithuania have cast their ballots in the 2020 elections to select their new leadership. Today, we are delighted to welcome the SCA Lithuania Chapter’s new committee: National Coordinator: Nidas Kiuberis Membership/Community Coordinator: Viktorija Martinkiene Marketing & Communications Coordinator: Diana Augunaite Events Coordinator: Laurynas Arlauskas Education Coordinator: Akvile Armonaite   We send a special thank you to …

Constructing Education: Meet SCA Education Content Creator David Miller

SUSIE KEALY draws a spotlight to one of our long-term volunteers in a series on SCA News. This month, she’s interviewed DAVID MILLER, a content creator for the new Coffee Technicians Program (CTechP) and chair of the Coffee Technicians Guild (CTG) Education Committee. Photo by Tyler Dean Johnston.  A former mechanic with an extensive expertise in …

#90 | Trends in the European Coffee Market | WOC Lectures 2019

Consumer-driven changes will reshape the global coffee world. To help companies throughout the coffee value chain prepare for the future, today’s presenters – Maria Castroviejo and Michaël de Groot – look ten years ahead at key change they expect to stir up the coffee market, offering a TED-style discussion about how changes in consumer preferences, …