Register now: Free Coffee Cupping on July 11 with the Coffee Association

Join the Greater Houston Coffee Association for an amazing Coffee Cupping experience!

📅 Date: July 11

⌚️ Time: 3 pm – 4:30 pm

📍 Location: InterAmerican Coffee

💲 FREE but registration is required!

Coffee cupping is a fascinating sensory evaluation technique used by experts to assess coffee flavors, aromas, and overall quality. At this event, you’ll get a unique opportunity to dive into the world of coffee tasting alongside industry professionals and coffee enthusiasts like yourself.

During the cupping, we’ll explore various coffees, observe their distinct characteristics, and learn how to identify flavor profiles. Discover the nuances of acidity, body, and aroma that make each coffee truly exceptional.

Don’t miss this chance to expand your coffee knowledge, network with fellow coffee lovers, and uncover hidden gems within each cup. ☕️

Be sure to mark your calendars, spread the word, and use the hashtags: #GreaterHoustonCoffeeAssociation #CoffeeCupping #CoffeeLovers. Let’s sip, savor, and celebrate the magic of coffee together!

Advanced registration is required. Limited spots available, so sign up now!

Registration Open for “Coffee in the Port of Houston”

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.

This event is FREE to attend thanks to our sponsors ACM Logistics & Consulting and Port Houston.

Registration is required – register online now.

Registration closes soon for Nov. 13 Breakfast Seminar

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.

Topic:
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 cgomez@txgulf.org by Friday, November 9, 2018.

Or, RSVP online now at: https://greaterhoustoncoffeeassociation.org/event/breakfast-seminar-nov2018/

Recap: 2018 Annual Luncheon

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.

Registration open for 2018 Annual GHCA luncheon

Arias at GHCA Luncheon

The Annual GHCA Luncheon will be held on October 16, 2018, in Houston, Texas.

Our guest speaker will be Albert Scalla, Senior Vice President of Trading at INTL FCStone. Mr. Scalla is flying in from Miami, FL, to address the topic: Why are coffee prices at a 12-year low?

Table sponsorships, annual sponsorships, and individual tickets are available. Register now at https://squareup.com/store/greater-houston-coffee-association or email Cristina Gomez at cgomez@txgulf.org.