Die Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) und die Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) haben nach einer Mitgliederabstimmung in 2016 den Zusammenschluß ihrer Organisation in 2017 beschlossen: Specialty Coffee Association (SCA).

„The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a membership-based association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable, and nurturing for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community.“

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