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National Coffee Association USA

National Coffee Association USA

We Serve Coffee

The Mission of the National Coffee Association is to grow the U.S. coffee community through education, advocacy, and connection.

The NCA is proud to represent the U.S. coffee industry from crop to cup since 1911 — making us one of the oldest trade associations in the nation. 

Our members are comprised of companies from across the industry and represent more than 1,694,710 jobs in the U.S. economy alone.

Their cumulative expertise (and volunteer contributions) make our work possible — work that ranges from keeping ahead of the latest legislation, to reviewing unprecedented coffee and health research


Our Vision:

 An open, sustainable, and growing future for coffee. 


Our Core Values:

  • Collegiality: NCA understands the meaning and importance of community members embracing mutual respect as we work together to create a stronger future for coffee.
  • Data-Driven: NCA collects and acts upon data to make informed decisions to address unmet and emerging market needs, streamline operations, and assess partnerships.
  • Inclusion: NCA provides diverse stakeholders the opportunity and platform to engage, have a voice, and serve the greater good of the coffee industry.
  • Sustainability: NCA invests in ensuring the sustainability of coffee, from crop to cup.
  • Transparency: NCA provides accurate and relevant information about coffee and the industry.


Discover the new NCA

The NCA is evolving as an organization, to meet the professional demands of today's industry. We're offering 

But no matter what changes, we remain committed to a brighter, more sustainable future — not only for our members, but for the entire coffee community.

Questions? Comments? Contact us.  


No matter where you’re coming from, the NCA is committed to helping achieve your goals and connecting you to the best in the business. Discover the benefits of joining our vibrant community of coffee professionals.

Learn more about membership

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Board of Directors

The NCA is led by an elected Board of Directors, comprised of industry leaders who are committed to making a difference in the coffee community.

Meet our board of directors


Meet the people behind the NCA – and feel free to get in touch.

Meet our staff


View our currently open positions. 

Careers at NCA


The NCA is proud to recognize our members who demonstrate our core values of integrity, excellence, commitment to sustainability, and support for industry collaboration.

Learn more about our awards


NCA Join the Coffee Achievers - 1983


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