NCA Convention 2024 — Fueling Coffee’s Future

With a “little bit of country” and a lot of coffee, professionals from the United States and from around the world converged in Nashville, Tennessee last week for the annual National Coffee Association (NCA) Convention to discuss ‘working today to plan for tomorrow’.


UC Davis Tea Colloquium: From initiative to institute 

Participants gathered at UC Davis in January for the 9th Annual Global Tea Colloquium, which carried the theme, Tea in a Changing World. The pilot tea education programme at the university, spurred by the annual colloquium, has evolved into a full tea institute. 

The 3rd annual World of Coffee Dubai hosts largest show to date 

Launched in 2022, World of Coffee Dubai showed steady expansion with the 2024 edition more than doubling the size of the 2023 show as participants convened at this year’s event to conduct business, not just ‘browse and sample’. The event proved international, attracting worldwide visitors not just those from the MENA region.

In praise of RTD coffee 

When it comes to great American inventions, RTD (ready to drink) coffee should be up there with the telephone and the microwave oven, argues Stacy DeMars, marketing manager for Finlays Americas … but what does the future hold? 

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