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What is the Cup of Excellence? How does COE grading coffee differ from SCA?

How does the Cup of Excellence grading coffee differ from Specialty Coffee Association? If you love specialty coffee, the coffee grading style of the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is certainly no stranger. Helena Coffee Vietnam has a pretty detailed explanation of SCA's cupping form here. SCA's cupping form is the most popular document in grading coffee, widely used in the specialty coffee community, from roasters and baristas to coffee import and export companies. However, the SCA cupping form is not everything. …
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Cup of Excellence – Coffee Quality Certification Contest

The Cup of Excellence (COE) is a competition in which producers have their coffee graded and ranked according to the quality of their coffee. High-ranking shipments are then auctioned off to the highest bidder worldwide through Internet auctions. What is a Cup of Excellence? One of the most prestigious coffee competitions in the world is called The Cup of Excellence. Established in 1999, it has been dubbed the "Oscars of the coffee business" and aims to highlight the toil of growers. Since then, it …