Where are we now? Where can we go? How do we get there? Join us for the next evolution of Symposium, Re:co. The inaugural event will be held this summer in Gothenburg, Sweden on the 15th and 16th of June. Hosted by James Hoffman, this event promises to deliver the same quality Symposium programming that you've come to expect. Register today!
It’s a simple question: Does a farmer choose to plant the caturra variety or castillo? Two panels of cuppers tested each of these cultivars. Michael Sheridan presents some interesting conclusions. Find out the results in this video of his SCAA Symposium 2015 talk.
Coffee Rust is a new reality for specialty coffee. In the last few years, Coffee Rust has devastated even the highest regions of Central America. Many farms have lost their entire production; many others have been unable to produce the quality of coffee their buyers require. Read more on this subject from Jesse Bladyka.
As SCAA’s research analyst, Heather Ward serves as the primary contact for statistics, research, and coffee industry data. At this year’s Symposium, Ward gave a talk that covered some of the latest research that has been underway at SCAA.
Water: It’s everywhere. It makes up 99% of a cup of coffee, 55% of human body mass, and 71% of the Earth’s surface. We can only survive three days without it. Yet, it’s easy to overlook its importance. Symposium attendees had the opportunity to hear four perspectives on water—one of the most critical and underappreciated drivers of specialty coffee.
Symposium celebrates new thinking in coffee- innovative ways to address our challenges, concepts that build our businesses, and fuel to push our industry forward.
We invite thought leaders from a variety of disciplines to share their work at Symposium, and these talks have become a dynamic force for progress in specialty coffee.
Symposium is the place we share new scientific, agricultural, and economic research that are essential for understanding the rapidly changing coffee world.