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Specialty Coffee Association

An organization that acts as the head for the specialty coffee industry around the world.
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What is the Specialty Coffee Association? (SCA)

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based association for specialty coffee professionals all over the world. It is dedicated to supporting activity to "make specialty coffee a thriving, equitable, and sustainable activity for the entire value chain".

The SCA 's mission is to engage, inspire, and expand a sustainable global specialty community through shared values and core commitments.