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The SCAA & CQI give back

On November 21st, a small group of SCAA and CQI staff spent the morning volunteering for a Santa Ana-based non-profit, The Raise Foundation. The Raise Foundation organized a food drive, and staffers helped pack and organize food boxes for local families in need. The event was a huge success, and over 750 boxes were packed …

Deepening Our Ties

While the Specialty Coffee Association is very deliberately of America, we operate with the acute recognition that without the commitment and partnership of producing countries, we’d have no reason to associate. One of the ways we honor this connection is by highlighting a portrait country each year at the SCAA Annual Exposition. In 2010, Guatemala …

SCAA Announces 2010 Host Partner Sponsors for the 22nd Annual Exposition, The Event

We are pleased to announce the official Host Partner sponsors of the 22nd annual exposition, The Event for 2010: F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc.The Gaviña family has been in the coffee business for over 130 years as growers, importers, and roasters of gourmet coffee. The most important word in this statement is family. A strong …

Now accepting applications for the SCAA Sustainability Award

This award acknowledges individuals, businesses and organizations that have created innovative projects to expand and promote sustainability within the coffee world while inspiring others to initiate similar endeavors. The application process is now open, and the deadline for submissions is January 29, 2010. To read more about the history of the award, criteria, SCAA’s participation …