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A podcast series from the Specialty Coffee Association presenting stories, lectures, and debates from the SCA's global events. The SCA is a non-profit organization that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas all over the world. Learn more at www.sca.coffee.

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A podcast series from the Specialty Coffee Association presenting stories, lectures, and debates from the SCA's global events. The SCA is a non-profit organization that represents thousands of coffee professionals, from producers to baristas all over the world. Learn more at www.sca.coffee.

    #88 | The SCA’s Price Crisis Response: How Did We Get Here and How Can We Ensure It Doesn’t Happen Again? | WOC Lectures 2019

    #88 | The SCA’s Price Crisis Response: How Did We Get Here and How Can We Ensure It Doesn’t Happen Again? | WOC Lectures 2019

    In today's lecture, recorded at World of Coffee in Berlin, representatives from the SCA Sustainability Center and Board of Directors identify factors that contributed to the wholly unsustainable economic position facing many coffee producers, discuss the limitations of current coffee purchasing practices, and explore actions that industry actors can take to address the crisis in the short term while building a sector that truly benefits the entire value chain in the long term.

    Full show notes and related links here: https://share.transistor.fm/s/c95cad97

    • 56 min
    #87 | Negotiating Place and Taste: How Coffee Becomes “Glocal” | WOC Lectures 2019

    #87 | Negotiating Place and Taste: How Coffee Becomes “Glocal” | WOC Lectures 2019

    Throughout its long history, coffee has been cast in very different roles: exotic beverage, colonial good, global commodity – but also as a staple of the local cuisines of the countries where it was produced. Leaning on an ongoing Sociological study conducted in Paris, today’s lecturer - Noa Berger - will show how specialty coffee changes and adapts to the culture of the countries in which it is introduced, and exploring what it means for coffee, a global commodity, to become “local.”

    Full show notes: https://share.transistor.fm/s/1f6556db

    • 41 min
    Meet Recap: Recent Developments in Coffee

    Meet Recap: Recent Developments in Coffee

    This week, the SCA Podcast is taking a quick break while we put the finishing touches on an upcoming lecture series recorded at last year’s World of Coffee event in Berlin. In the meantime, I’d like you to meet Recap. It’s our newest podcast! Every two weeks, Recap offers a brief overview of recent coffee developments in less than five minutes. Find today's full show notes here: https://share.transistor.fm/s/ae7b9b35

    • 4 min
    #86 | Elucidating the Bitter Taste of Coffee | Expo Lectures 2019

    #86 | Elucidating the Bitter Taste of Coffee | Expo Lectures 2019

    Coffee shows an appealing bitterness when properly roasted and prepared. But how do the compounds that make coffee taste bitter develop during roasting and how do you analyze and identify them? Dr. Sara Marquart shares excerpts of her academic research into bitterness during her Ph.D. at TU Munich in Food Chemistry.

    • 31 min
    #85 | How to Maximize the Flavor Potential of Your Brewed Coffee | Expo Lectures 2019

    #85 | How to Maximize the Flavor Potential of Your Brewed Coffee | Expo Lectures 2019

    In today’s lecture by Dr. Scott Frost, you’ll learn all about how flavor can be modified through the brewing process, and how the control chart can be used to create different flavors for a specific coffee. 

    • 41 min
    #84.1 | A Two Part Arc About the C Market and the Future of Specialty | Expo Lectures 2019

    #84.1 | A Two Part Arc About the C Market and the Future of Specialty | Expo Lectures 2019

    Last April, much of the discussion - at Expo and Re:co Symposium - was centered on the Coffee Price Crisis and the future of specialty. In a special episode to kick off the new year, we’re releasing a two-part lecture on the C market that sought to provide clarity and actionable data for the specialty industry. This is Part 1.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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