Howard Schultz steps aside as Starbucks CEO

Starbucks has announced that Kevin Johnson, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a seven-year member of the Starbucks Board of Directors, will expand his responsibilities and assume the role and responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 3, 2017. Read more

SCAA Expo announces new name

The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) has announced its new name and new look for 2017.

The show will now be titled the Global Specialty Coffee Expo. Read more

ASCA to host Brazil COE Cuppings around Australia

The Australian Specialty Coffee Association (ASCA) has announced it will host a series of special cuppings of the current Cup of Excellence (COE) winners from the Brazil Natural and Pulp Natural competitions across Australia from 30 November to 17 December. Read more