Join the Greater Houston Coffee Association for Part 4 of a seven-part webinar series detailing the coffee supply chain from farm to cup. In Part 4, “Coffee in the Port of Houston” Ricardo Arias, Trade Development Manager at Port Houston, will discuss the coffee supply chain in Houston, the only certified coffee exchange port west of the Mississippi River.
Join the Coffee Association for its last Breakfast Seminar of 2018! Breakfast seminars are FREE to attend, but registration is required by Friday, Nov. 9.
FSVP inspections started in 2017 and will continue to increase. Mr. Valenzuela will provide an overview of the recently-implemented FSVP and its program requirements. Based on completed inspections, he will share some of the inspection results and recommendations for the importing community so that they can be better prepared.
Cost: Free. Includes breakfast and coffee.
Date: November 13, 2018.
Registration & Breakfast: 8:45-9:00 am.
Program: 9:00-10:00 am.
Location: 4400 Hwy 225 E, Suite 200, Deer Park, TX 77536.
RSVP Required to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, November 9, 2018.
Nearly 80 professionals from the Houston-area coffee industry joined the Coffee Association at the 2018 Annual Luncheon on October 16, 2018. Albert Scalla, Senior Vice President, Commodities Division, at INTL FCStone, flew in from Miami, Florida, to be the keynote speaker. Scalla discussed the reasons that coffee prices are at a 12-year low.
Thank you to the 2018-2019 Annual Sponsor Cadeco Industries and to the Annual Luncheon Sponsors Cadeco Industries, Clark Freight Lines, Dupuy Storage Houston, Eximius Coffee, FreshBrew, and Port Houston.
Members and guests of the Greater Houston Coffee Association enjoyed networking and a tour of the port of Houston aboard the M/V Sam Houston on April 25, 2018. The tour leftfromSan Jacinto Battleground, just a few hundred feet from the Battleship Texas, and made its way to Barbours Cut Container Terminal. Barbours Cut, the older of the two Port Houston container terminals, celebrated its 40th anniversary last year. GHCA president and Port Houston trade development manager Ricardo Arias narrated the tour, highlighting the history of the port and its container trade.