International Coffee Organization
22 Berners Street
London W1T 3DD
Tel: (44) (0) 20 7580 8591 / 7612 0613
Fax: (44) (0) 20 7580 6129
Web Site: www.ico.org
The International Coffee Organization is comprised of almost every coffee consuming and producing nation. Its intent is to promote coffee consumption as it has a full schedule of programs designed to increase consumption as well as aid the coffee producer.
National Coffee Association of USA, Inc.
15 Maiden Lane, Suite 1405
New York, NY 10038
Tel.: (212) 766-4007
Fax: (212) 766-5815
Web Site: www.ncausa.org
NCA is the only coffee trade association serving all segments of the
US coffee industry, from specialty to traditional companies. Its
membership includes growers, exporters, importers and roasters,
retailers, wholesaler/distributors and allied industry businesses. NCA
provides members with national and international government affairs
representation, market research, scientific research, educational
resources, and public relations. Please feel free to browse NCA's
informative Web sites at: www.ncausa.org, and at
National Association for the Specialty Food Trade
120 Wall Street, 27th floor
New York, NY 10005
Tel: (212) 482-6440
Fax: (212) 482-6459
Web Sites: www.specialtyfood.com
The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade holds three food shows in the U.S. and publishes a newsletter for the specialty food industry.
Specialty Coffee Association of America
330 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802
Tel: (562) 624-4100
Fax: (562) 624-4101
Web Site: www.scaa.org
The Specialty Coffee Association of America is an organization aimed at helping the coffee retailers. Its membership, comprised of coffee growers, manufacturers, traders and ancillary equipment manufacturers and retailers, is considered to be the largest in the world. They hold an annual exhibition/conference and many educational seminars throughout the year. Its intent is to educate the retailer on coffee and serving the best possible cup.
Tea Association of the USA
Tea Council of the USA
Specialty Tea Institute (STI)
420 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10170
Tel: (212) 986-9415
Fax: (212) 697-8658
Web Site: www.teausa.com
All three organizations are housed and staffed at the New York office. The Tea Association of the USA serves the tea industry members and holds an annual convention, The Tea Council promotes tea consumption in the U.S. The Specialty Tea Registry avails tea information and assistance to retailers.
The Tea Council Ltd.
9, The Courtyard
Fulham, London SW6 6RH
Tel: 020 7371 7787
Web Site: www.tea.co.uk
The U.K. Tea Council is comprised of Britain's tea industry and is responsible for the promotion of tea. Its many projects keep tea consistently in the media.