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7/17/2014

Held Up at the Ports

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) had initiated “agricultural inspections” of green coffee shipments that were severely impacting coffee importers, causing delays in filling customer orders and resulting in inspection fees that....read more

 

7/8/2014

Terrorism and the Food Supply

Each year, Federal lawmakers and regulators implement laws that cost US businesses billions of dollars in compliance obligations. The NCA’s role – among other services - is to represent you in Washington to ensure that your interests are taken into consideration during the Federal rule-making process and to make certain that new rules are appropriately balanced against business realities, interests and the burdens of implementation. Last week , the NCA again made your voice heard....read more

 

6/30/2014

Thinking and Drinking: Strategic Planning at NCA

On June 24th & 25th we held an “NCA Think Tank.” The NCA board and guests spent a day and a half together planning the NCA’s future. Our first morning – after we got our coffee - we heard from a number of speakers including....read more