SCA Green Coffee Intermediate

Partecipation requirements

SCA Green Coffee Foundation

Length of course

2 day


854 (Vat included)


Bazzara Academy - Via Battisti 1 - Trieste

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The Green Coffee module covers the key concepts surrounding green coffee, from growing the plant, through processing, shipping, storage and arrival at a roaster. It includes principles of coffee growing, processing and green coffee grading and coffee contracts and green coffee portfolio management.

looks at green coffee in greater detail and builds on the core vocational skills needed by people who work with green coffee on a daily basis. It is broken down into three areas: Principles of coffee growing and processing; Introduction to green coffee grading; Coffee contracts and green coffee portfolio management.

  • Botany and agronomy are developed further
  • Processing is explored in more detail and quality as a result of processing is introduced as a concept
  • Defects as well as positive grading variables are introduced to the student
  • Core elements of green coffee contracts are introduced
  • Grading and quality differentiation with regard to contracts is introduced
  • Seasonality and quality storage variables are introduced as concepts
  • Market terminology is developed further
  • Decaffeination is developed further
  • Mechanisms of certification are explored in further detail



As director of the Bazzara Academy, Marco specializes in sensory analysis. In addition to having obtained the AST Specialty Coffee Association License for all the modules of the Coffee Skills Program, he has in fact deepened what concerns sensorial practice, together with distinguished experts of international fame; Wine Sommelier, Idrosommelier, Tea Sommelier and Tea Trader, Espresso and Coffee Sommelier, Honey Taster, Chocolate Taster, Grappa and brandy taster.

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