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About the SCAA

For more than a quarter of a century, the SCAA has inspired specialty coffee professionals in their quest to learn, grow and collaborate for the betterment of the specialty coffee industry.

We offer our members every opportunity for success through education, training, resources and business services. This focus has enabled the association to grow into the world’s largest coffee trade association, with members representing more than 40 countries and every segment of the specialty coffee industry, from growers to roasters and retailers.

SCAA's Annual Exposition, The Event

Quick View: SCAA Stats

Total member companies and their employees: 12,000

Total Countries represented: 40

Membership categories

Year founded:  1982

Guilds:  Roasters Guild & Barista Guild of America

SCAA Websites

Annual SCAA Event

Barista Guild of America

Roasters Guild of America


United States Barista Championship


Reports and surveys currently available from the SCAA can be found on our Resources page.  Also available on this page are SCAA Standards and Protocols.  If you cannot find the information you are looking for on this page, you may contact