SCA Green Coffee - Foundation

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*IMPORTANT: This class is held in-person at our East Austin training lab. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours is required. Max capacity = 6.*

Use code "SCABUNDLE" for 10% off when you register for two or more courses.

Green Coffee Foundation covers key concepts for sourcing green coffee from growing and processing to logistics and financing. Students are introduced to the differences in species and processing methods as well as the basics of grading and quality control. Sensory component includes tasting Arabica and Robusta, washed and natural processes, and identifying common defects.


  • Outline coffee species, global production volume, farm terms, and climate concerns
  • Describe post-harvest processing methods, drying, milling, and sorting
  • Identify basic shipping, storage, price risk management, and contract terms
  • Learn to use sizing screens and analyze moisture content

Duration: 8 hours (including written and practical exam)

Course registration fees are non-refundable. Students may transfer registration to another course date with 7 day notice.

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