Specialty Coffee Retailer

Specialty Coffee Retailer February 2014

Specialty Coffee Retailer is a publication for owners, managers and employees of retail outlets that sell specialty coffee. Its scope includes best sales practices, supplies, business trends and anything else to assist the small coffee retailer.

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a Cause 5k Run/Walk and 10k Run" bene ting women in the Congo. For the latest info on the event, exhibitors, volunteer opportunities, travel arrangements and more, visit www. scaaevent.org. CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHT e Rainforest Alliance has announced that more than 200 certi ed co ee farms in Central America have achieved climate-smart veri cation. Located in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, these farms now meet the standards of the Sustainable Agriculture Network Climate Module, which means they've adopted practices that curb emissions and increase carbon storage. e announcement marks the culmination of a two-year project that provided technical assistance and training to 538 co ee growers, bringing more than 7,000 acres of land under climate-smart management. e veri cation process required farmers to conserve existing forest on their farms and plant more trees, as well as adopt soil conservation methods to sequester carbon and use organic matter as compost. CLIMBING THE LADDER C K: Rebecca Singer has been named the organization's new executive director, following Carolyn Fairman's departure. Rebecca has spent more than a decade in humanitarian assistance and development work and is the former program director at Grounds for Health. C B T L: John Dawson has been named President and EO. He was previously global development o cer of Dunkin' Donuts and vice president of worldwide restaurant development at McDonald's Corporation. Dawson replaces Mel Elias, who will join the company's board of directors. e company currently operates more than 900 stores in nearly 30 countries. SCR BREW NEWS MARK YOUR CALENDAR MARCH 68 Café Asia International Coffee and Tea Industry Expo, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, www.cafeasia.com.sg 79 CoffeeFest New York, Jacob Javits Center, New York, www.coffeefest.com APRIL 1013 Coffee Expo Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, www.coffeexpo.info 1619 18th International Exhibition on Food & Beverage, TBECC, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, www.vietfood.merebo.com 2427 Specialty Coffee Association of America Symposium and Expo,, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, www.scaa.org MAY 2931 World Tea Expo, Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, Long Beach, CA, www.worldteaexpo.com 30 CoffeeFest St. Louis, Cervantes Convention Center, St. Louis, MO, www.coffeefest.com TRUE JAMAICAN RUM CAKE Butter Rum Chocolate Rum Caramel Rum Rum Raisin Red Velvet Also available Wicked Jack's Gourmet Coees: Silver Oar Estate Pirates Blend, Ol'Gran Butter Rum ree Barrel Chocolate Rum Captain Jack's Red Velvet Brew Call 800.JAVA.123 or 770.421.9600 for your free samples WickedJacksTavern.com Available in 4 oz , 20 oz and 33 oz 18-19 BrewNews SCR0214.indd 19 2/6/2014 12:17:08 PM

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