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!

Port Houston Import Dwell Fee Updates – Effective June 26

Photo of container being lifted by a crane at Barbours Cut.

The following changes will be effective June 26, 2023. Import Dwell Fees will not be charged on days Port Houston container terminal gates are closed. In addition, the new rate for the Import Dwell Fee is $59.52.

Sustained Import Dwell Fee

  • Commencing on the eighth day after the expiration of free time (whether the commencement of such free time predates the effective date of the Sustained Import Dwell Fee), any such unit will be charged $59.52 per Gate Day.
  • “Gate Days” refers to all days other than days when Terminal truck gates are closed for scheduled terminal closures.

To access more information, please refer to:

  • Tariff No. 14, Additional rates, rules and regulations governing Barbours Cut Container Terminal
  • Tariff No. 15, Additional rates, rules and regulations governing Bayport Container Terminal

Please contact your Port Houston representative for additional support.

Thanks, Port Houston  

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.

“From Farm to Container” Webinar Recording Online

Join the Greater Houston Coffee Association for Part 2 of a seven-part webinar series detailing the coffee supply chain from farm to cup. In Part 2, “Farm to Container,” attendees will learn about the process of farmers preparing their crops for export. The guest speaker is Alejandro Molina, general manager of San Victor Coffee, a specialty coffee exporter out of Guatemala.