Michael Gaviña, NCA Chair, discusses what he’s learned over his career, the challenges ahead for coffee businesses, and his hope for next generation of industry leaders.
The coffee industry has many differences of opinions and company-specific terminology regarding quality identifications for coffee. TRUE descriptions are not vague, and are aligned with the industry as whole.
Choosing the right words is key to communicating specialty coffee quality to potential buyers, for both green and roasted coffee.
While there is an element of ‘circularity’ in what is currently being done in the coffee industry, a recent report from the British Coffee Association entitled ‘Bean to Bin and Beyond’ found that there was much more that could be done.
This has been one very weird year, the first of its kind actually. I spent the first 5 months of it chained to my desk, studying 8h a day, 7 days a week for my exams. The past 3 months have been a mix of getting my life back on track, trying to catch up […]
The food plant sanitation experts from Stellar share industry best practices for selecting the best materials for your facility.
Join the NCA Next Gen at the 9th annual Swiss Coffee Trading Association Gala Dinner, October 11-12, 2018, in Geneva.
The consequences of a California judge’s misguided decision could have implications for people across the global coffee supply chain.
Now in its 10th year, the Grounds for Health Coffee Auction has raised over $863,000 for our cervical cancer prevention programs.
With the most pessimistic reports predicting the near extinction of arabica coffee in the next fifty years due to climate change, the specialty coffee industry has an invested interest in reducing coffee’s environmental impact. But most coffee roasters utilize technology that is more or less a century old, and far from fuel efficient. A conventional…