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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 …

For Your Consideration…

Written by Ric Rhinehart, Executive Director SCAAI must confess that I have generally regarded coffee as a beverage that is best consumed on its own merits, although admittedly coffee and a biscotti, beignet or Voodoo donut provides a pleasant enough taste experience. The concept of pairing coffees and foods in a setting comparable to a …

2011-2012 SCAA Board of Directors Nominations

Nominations for the SCAA Board of Directors for the 2011-2012 year are now being accepted. The Nominating Committee will be evaluating candidates and creating an election slate for the following:Directors: One new seat and four seats up for re-election*Officer Position: Second Vice-President**If you wish to nominate someone for consideration, please review these guidelines:• All Directors …