Thailand

Specialty Coffee Institute of Thailand

how-long How long have you been a CQI In-Country Partner (ICP)?
Since 2021

 What does it mean to your company/organization to be an ICP?
The organization's objective for participating in ICP is to contribute to the establishment of a fair and sustainable coffee
sector in the region and country.

world Provide a summary of what your company/organization accomplishes and include mission if applicable:
This is the first time to join the CQI In-Country Partner (ICP).

 What is your relationship with CQI/the Q Program?
We are In-Country Partners (ICPs) are ambassadors for CQI and our programs, being the hub to evaluate coffee quality
using industry standards for both arabica (specialty) and Robusta (fine). The integrity of the Q Coffee System is supported
by ICPs through their adherence to strict protocols.

 What do you think are the opportunities of CQI's Q Coffees program?
Makes it easier for farmers to access coffee quality institutions that are CQI accredited. And make farmers have the right
knowledge and can develop the quality of the coffee for the better.

lightbulb Anything else you'd like to add?
SCITH is a Campus that has been established since 2018 with the aim of providing accurate coffee training to farmers, the general public and the owner in the course Barista; Espresso, Brewing, Roasting, Sensory Skills. Green Coffee; Q grader then International SCA Course. We are very pleased to be selected to join the ICP. It is important that we can help coordinate to help farmers and develop the management system of coffee farms in Thailand. There are standards
that are recognized internationally.

 

FABB AOC: FABB Academy of Coffee

how-long How long have you been a CQI In-Country Partner (ICP)?
Since 2021

 What does it mean to your company/organization to be an ICP?
After we become ICP in Thailand, we will work and gather the potential Q Grader to evaluate quality of coffee as standard of CQI with the farmers we have been working with. The consumption of coffees, green bean and also roasted bean is developing and increasing every single day in Thailand. So, this is a wonderful opportunity to promote in-country cupping programs and events to create community and build and maintain cupping skills.

world Provide a summary of what your company/organization accomplishes and include mission if applicable:
FABB Academy of Coffee is first premier boutique coffee institute in Thailand certified by the international coffee authorities since 1994. We have over 800 students from many provinces in Thailand and also neighboring countries such Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Japanese, Korea, and others. We have post diploma students who come back to us for our excellent education system and service. We have growing numbers of new students every single month. We would like to continue providing this service, this time just with the entitlement of ICP.

Our mission is to stimulate the Thai public's interest in studying the art and science of coffee and to inspire a new coffee culture.

 What is your relationship with CQI/the Q Program?
FABB AOC invites Q grader instructors to conduct the Q Grader course since 2019, in our own laboratory but unfortunately, the plan we had in for this year was affected by COVID-19. Looking on the bright side, We would like to be a part of you to further promote in-country cupping programs and events to create community and build and maintain cupping skills here in Thailand.

 What do you think are the opportunities of CQI's Q Coffees program?
After we become ICP in Thailand, We will work and gather the potential Q Grader to evaluate quality of coffee as standard of CQI with the farmers we have been working with. The consumption of coffees, green bean and also roasted bean is developing and increasing every single day in Thailand. So, this is a wonderful opportunity to promote in-country cupping programs and events to create community and build and maintain cupping skills. FABB AOC invites Q grader instructors to conduct the Q Grader course since 2019, in our own laboratory but unfortunately, the plan we had in for this year was affected by COVID-19. Looking on the bright side, We would like to be a part of you to further promote incountry cupping programs and events to create community and build and maintain cupping skills here in Thailand.

 What do you think are the benefits of being a CQI ICP?
To develop innovative education and training, focused on targeting knowledge to whom it will benefit the most within Thailand.