We are the German Coffee Association

From coffee traders and brokers to coffee roasters and producers of instant coffee, decaffeinators, coffee machine and roasting machine manufacturers to logistics companies, laboratories and sustainability organisations - at the German Coffee Association we all sit round the same table, to support the interests of our members and of coffee.

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International Coffee Congress on Sustainability

5 June 2019, Berlin

  • Around 240 participants from 22 countries around the world
  • 21 high class speakers and 3 moderators.
  • One discussion panel and 17 top level presentations
  • 13 exhibitors


Surprising coffee facts

The consumption of coffee per capita in Germany in 2017
German exports of green coffee (not decaffeinated) in 2017
The increase in „whole bean” sales in 2017
The increase of sales in coffee capsules in 2017
The increase in sales in “Xin1” (single serving packages containing instant coffee, milk and/or sugar)
Every fourth cup of coffee is consumed out of home.
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Together we are strong

The whole coffee industry comes together in the German Coffee Association. In addition to making important contacts, members benefit from numerous free services provided by the German Coffee Association and are given a voice in our collective interests regarding coffee.

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Upcoming events

Let’s meet up! Regularly.

Meet important industry representatives at the high-profile German Coffee Association events, establish valuable contacts and learn from our speakers about the latest scientific findings, market data and trends about coffee.

In addition to holding congresses and conferences, the German Coffee Association hosts information sessions specifically for its member companies on current issues and offers seminars both for the ongoing education of apprentices and for those new to the coffee business.

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