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Salzburg Café Diaries: Searching for the “Coffee” in Coffeehouse

By Shauna Alexander Mohr, Consultant In June, just after the World 2012 Barista Championships concluded in Vienna, my family traveled to Salzburg. Intentionally, I didn’t ask around in advance about good cafés or roasters. Instead, I wanted Austria’s grand coffeehouse tradition to reveal itself spontaneously. This approach had worked for me a few years ago …

Being There: A Sensory Diary of a Trip to Brazil

By Christopher Schooley, Coffee Design & Experience Coordinator, SCAA, and Lily Kubota, Content & Communications Manager, SCAA Traveling to a coffee producing country is an experience like no other. Seeing coffee production first-hand and learning about coffee farming and processing are essential to understanding the supply chain and being able to communicate about our coffees …

Portfolio | Issue No. 5 | Business

As the demand for specialty coffee grows, so do the needs of our many coffee industry customers. To meet your growing needs, Hartley Transportation is committed to becoming the most knowledgeable and reliable transportation service provider to the coffee trade. With decades of experience in green coffee bean and processed coffee transportation, Hartley Transportation continues …

Portfolio | Issue No. 5 | Event

The MANE, Mid Atlantic Northeast Coffee Conference, is a weekend long education based coffee event for baristas, roasters and industry professionals. This year we have built an exciting, jam packed schedule of presentations, lectures, hands on workshops and competitions.  Registration required. For all the details and to register please visit us at www.manecoffee.com. 

SCAA Becomes Member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE)

SCAA Moves Closer to Compliance with ICE/NCCA Accreditation Standards The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is pleased to report that the organization has become a member of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE), the leading Credentialing organization and the parent company of the NCCA, which is the leading authority for accreditation of providers of …