Specialty Coffee Standards and Best-Practices

  Over the past year, the Technical Standards Committee of the Specialty Coffee Association of America—now the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), after the recent unification with the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe—has been busy working on revisions to SCAA standards and creating new standards to protect the quality and integrity of specialty coffee. Recently, many new documents have been …

Reinventing the (Flavor) Wheel: Industry Collaborates to Identify Coffee Flavor Attributes

Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel Revised for the First Time in Over 20 Years One of the most iconic resources in the coffee industry, the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel has been updated for the first time in its 21-year history. The foundation of this work, the World Coffee Research Sensory Lexicon, …