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SCAE’s annual Coffee Photography Competition is now open for entries.

Each year, Café Europa readers and SCAE members enter hundreds of images into our popular Coffee Photography Competition. Why not join them and submit your favourite coffee photos into this year’s competition? The top entries will be displayed at World of Coffee Rimini 2014 this June and published in Café Europa magazine and on

We also have some fantastic prizes kindly sponsored by long standing member Mare Terra which include;

1st place - Gene roaster. Model: CBR-101. Color: red.

2nd place - Big canvas bag designed exclusively by Mare Terra filled with World of Coffee goodies and coffee.

3rd place - Small wash bag designed exclusively by Mare Terra filled with World of Coffee goodies and coffee.


Above: Mare Terra Prizes

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Above: 1st place photo from 2011

How to Enter

1. Send your photograph(s) to:
2. Deadline for submissions: 10 May 2014.
3. In the title bar of your e-mail, please enter: “SCAE Coffee Photography 
4. In the body of your e-mail, please state:
. (a) Name of person or company or organisation entering the competition 
(and, if applicable, your SCAE membership name and number)
. (b) For company or organisation entries only, the name 
of photographer to be credited
. (c) File name of photograph(s) attached
. (d) Title (if any) of photograph(s)

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World Coffee Events (WCE), event management organisation for SCAE and SCAA, produces 7 world coffee championships annually. Their mission is to develop events that engage the speciality coffee community and promote coffee excellence. For more information on upcoming events, please visit

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World of Coffee - Rimini 2014


World of Coffee - Europe's leading speciality coffee event, organised by SCAE in a different city each year, is an unmissable opportunity to meet up with top baristas, roasters and other movers and shakers in the coffee industry from around the world.

You can also meet the SCAE team at the following coffee events this year!

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Coffee Kids

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Coffee Kids work with organizations in coffee-farming communities throughout Latin America to create projects in the areas of education, health care, economic diversification, food security and capacity building. 

Café Europa Magazine

Café Europa issue 54 is out now.

Make sure to visit the members lounge to view an online version.


In this issue:

Read all about SCAE's new coffee diploma system, the life of a WCE Judge and an interview with former World Latte Art Champion Chris Loukakis!


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