• Caswell’s Coffee opens Indonesia’s 1st SCAA Campus

    On December 1st, 2015, Caswell’s Coffee lab was accredited as Indonesia’s first Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) Campus. Over the past 6 months Caswell’s Coffee, Jakarta has been closely collaborating with SCAA, the world’s largest coffee trade association to bring their expertise to Indonesia.

    Now having been successfully certified as a SCAA Campus, Caswell’s is licensed to host both internationally recognised, SCAA Pathway Programs and also the Q Grader Certification Course designed by Coffee Quality Institute (CQI).

    The SCAA Pathway Programs is designed to provide a training platform for delivering up-to-date coffee knowledge, hands-on experience, and industry connections to pursue a succesful career in the specialty coffee industry. The Pathway Programs include Barista, Roaster, Coffee Buying and Coffee Taster modules.

    Furthermore, the CQI’s Pre-Q Class and Q Grading Certification courses are intended to create a skilled specialty coffee cuppers to objectively assess coffee quality, identify coffee characteristics, detect coffee defects and communicate coffee characteristics using common industry terminology. Participants learn tasting and evaluating coffee based on its scoring components, such as flavour, aroma, acidity, sweetness, body and aftertaste.

    Established in 2001, Caswell’s has been and continues be at the forefront of Indonesia’s coffee.  Its professional team currently boasts former regional and national Barista Champions, certified Q Graders, a CQI Assistant Instructor and a World Barista Sensory judge.

    Located in Jalan Ampera Raya, Jakarta, Caswell’s Coffee Lab, Roastery and Coffee Store provides the ideal place to learn about and taste different coffees from around the world. Caswell’s Coffee is proud to continue its ongoing support for Indonesia’s specialty coffee industry. (AP)