Producers' lives are enriched, they receive appropriate value for their specialty coffee, they are distinguished and respected in the market, and consumers appreciate the value and complexity of specialty coffee creating a strong market demand.
Through education and differentiation, CQI transforms the specialty and fine coffee market for the benefit of producers
Coffee Quality Institute is a fully independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit
The benefits that CQI add to the coffee industry are ultimately reflected in the people who work in it. Whether increasing professional status through Q Grader certification or better results in coffee prices due to applied Post-Harvest Processing education, Coffee Quality Institute is committed to education and training that improves lives as well as coffee quality.