BCA 31st Educational Seminar - TBC 2021
The BCA is planning to hold its bi-annual industry learning event in Spring 2021. Due to ongoing lockdown restrictions and COVID-19 compliance we hope to release further details about this event in the coming months.

We will be looking to host leading speakers from across the industry covering everything from marketing in origin countries, sustainability - both in the UK and origin countries, arbitration and disputes resolution, all the way through to the scientific research into coffee and health.

The programme ran from 10.30 – 17.00 on Tuesday 26th, followed by a ‘Get To Know You’ drinks reception and canapes until around 18.30. 


Wednesday 27th March the course started at 9.00 and finish at approximately 17.00, for those that wish to attend we have planned a visit to Ozone for a Coffee Roasting and Tasting experience from 18.00-20.00. 


On Thursday 28th March, the course started at 9.00 and finish at approximately 16.00. 


The London Coffee Festival also ran from Thursday 28th to Sunday 31st March and attendees were welcome to explore at their own leisure on Friday 29th March.


The subject matter encompassed, but not limited to, such items:


  • Overview of the BCA and its relationship with other Organisations
  • Coffee Production from Seed to Bag
  • Marketing in Origin
  • Coffee Sustainability in Origin
  • BCA Sustainability Mission – The Circular Economy
  • European Coffee Contracts
  • Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Physical Trading & Differentials
  • ICE Futures Europe
  • Current Market Situation
  • Insurance & Surveying
  • Shipping
  • Warehousing
  • Coffee & Health
  • Roasted & Ground
  • Soluble Coffee Manufacture & Decaffeination
  • Coffee Classification
  • Barista Demonstration


Refreshments throughout the day and lunch are included within the cost of the delegate fee.


For more information on future Educational Seminars, please email the BCA Secretariat by pressing the 'attend event' button below.


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