SCAA Certified Ethiopian Coffee Quality Control Laboratory
Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), the largest coffee trade association in the world has
certified the Ethiopian based METAD/Kabu Coffee Quality Control Laboratory, the Ethiopian company
announced yesterday. The laboratory is the first privately-owned African laboratory to be certified
by the SCAA.
According to the company's press statement, sent to PANA, the Laboratory, equipped with the
state-of-the-art coffee tasting technology, was certified on 17 May, 2013, after a team of SCAA
experts, including Mr. Skip Finley, a Director on the SCAA Board, and Mr. Marty Curtis,
a Coffee Quality Institute Instructor, inspected the laboratory same day.