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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, …

Klaus Thomsen – Ensuring Coffee’s Future

Klaus Thomsen - Ensuring Coffee's Future

All CoLab: Paris ‘coffeetalks’ – by speakers such as Klaus Thomsen, Katie Carguilo and Morten Münchow – were produced by our content partner Tamper Tantrum. We’ll be releasing the videos of these talks over the next months so we keep fuelling discussion and building an inventory of knowledge. Don’t hesitate to share your comments, thoughts or …

From Bucket to Barista

NERAK is the premier provider of state-of-the-art systems for conveying specialty materials. NERAK conveyors gently move delicate products like green, roasted and ground coffee with a minimum of product separation and degradation. NERAK’s whisper-quiet conveyors keep spillage and vibration to an absolute minimum while maintaining product integrity. In addition to offering the quietest and gentlest products on the market, …

Nominations Being Accepted for 2016 Annual Recognition Awards & Sustainability Award

Nominations for SCAA’s Annual Recognition Awards are now open! These prestigious awards will be presented at SCAA Expo featuring Re:co Symposium in Atlanta, GA this upcoming April. We encourage you to nominate a member of the coffee community to be considered for selection by filling out and submitting one of the forms linked below. The deadline to …

SCAA Brings International Group to the Birthplace of Coffea Arabica

By Cait McGehee, SCAA There are few things more enchanting for coffee professionals than traveling to origin. The breathtaking landscapes are enough to make our hearts skip a beat, not to mention the value of witnessing the various stages of coffee production firsthand and meeting the people who make it happen. Imagine experiencing all of …

SCAA Board of Directors Approves Slate of Candidates for 2016 Elections

The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved a slate of candidates, as recommended by the Nominating Committee, for the 2016 Board of Directors Elections. The board has nominated Tracy Ging of Volcafe Specialty and Tea for 2nd Vice President. For the five open director positions, …

Consultant Opportunity: Sustainability Research on Farmworkers

The Sustainability Council of the SCAA is searching for a consultant to conduct research on coffee farm workers and identify successful cases of labor management on coffee farms. Through interviews and workshops to take place in Colombia and Central America in the coming four months, this person will support the Council in learning more about …