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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 …

Consumer Monthly Report | November 2010

Our research partner who conducts our quarterly sector report, Cleveland Research Company, recently published a consumer monthly recap with a note about SBUX Pushing Through Beverage Price Increase.Check it out for FREE at the SCAA Store!HEADLINES INCLUDE:Black Friday Yields Slight Gains y/y with Variability by Retailer.Apparel Sales Improve During November.Grocery Channel Better Last 30-60 Days.Best …

25% OFF 2010 Expo Merchandise at the SCAA Store!

All merchandise from SCAA’s 22nd Annual Exposition in Anaheim, CA is now 25% off! Get your track jacket, hoodie, t-shirt, and French Press travel mug – all for bargain prices!To see which items are on sale in the SCAA Store, search Keyword: Expo2010At checkout, use this Discount Code to receive 25% off: ExpoMerch-2010________________________________SPECIAL HOLIDAY PROMOTION …

illy Does Madison Avenue

Black Friday and Cyber Monday mark the official start of the holiday shopping season! There’s a chance that if you started your holiday shopping spree in New York City you saw the famed Barney’s New York display window decorated with something a little unexpected. Standing picturesquely and looking out at passing shoppers is the figure …