Speciality Coffee Association

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, 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.

Cup of Excellence

Worldwide prestigious competition and award for specialty coffee

Alliance for Coffee Excellence (ACE) organizes the competition and the internet auction of winning coffees.

European Coffee Federation

European trade federation of coffee traders, importers, roasters and producers

founded in 1981 to defend the interests of the coffee sector.