U.S. Coffee Market Overview 2017: A View of the Current Coffee Landscape

By Heather Ward Specialty coffee shops continue to be a significant place for consumers to have a unique coffee experience. The coffee shop landscape is always changing as trends shift and consumers evolve. The SCA’s U.S. Coffee Market Overview 2017 is a piece of information that offers a large-scale understanding of coffee retail sales. This information …

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Everything You Need to Know About Coffee Freshness

Coffee freshness is one of the core values of high-quality specialty coffee. But why is preserving freshness so important? Keeping coffee fresh ensures quality and consistency, maximizing its potential. Coffee is a highly elusive product – as soon as it is roasted, it already starts to evolve, change and lose its freshness. Research on coffee …

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Water Security and Coffee: Protecting a Critical Resource

Excerpt from KIM ELENA IONESCU’s introduction of the newly republished SCA White Paper titled Water Security and Coffee: Protecting a Critical Resource While all the SCA White Papers were written by volunteers, the Blueprint for Water Security in the Coffeelands stands apart for having been written by a team of volunteers who all arrived to the coffee industry …

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Bonavita Connoisseur Awarded SCA Home Brewer Certification

The 8-cup Bonavita Connoisseur has been awarded the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) Certified Home Brewer mark, making Bonavita the brand with the most certified brewers on the market. Certified Home Brewers are tested by UC Davis scientists and required to meet the SCA’s quality standards for brewing specialty coffee at home. The Bonavita Connoisseur is …

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