After the announcement of the SCA’s controversial new Deferred Candidacy policy on Thursday—whereby national champions can seek to defer to enter world coffee competitions due to “nationality, ethnici..
The Canadian chapter of the Specialty Coffee Association has announced that it will not be sending Canadian national champions of various SCA-sanctioned world coffee championship events in Dubai (UAE)..
Earlier today the Specialty Coffee Association—the world’s largest coffee trade organization—announced its long-awaited decision on suspending the awarding of coffee tournaments to the UAE in 2018, af..
There aren’t many scandals in specialty coffee, but the ones that do exist typically revolve around labeling. The big-time controversies include misleading or downright fraudulent labeling, such as ma..