The Center

We are your online learning community cultivating a better coffee industry

The Center nurtures a global learning community to create a more equitable and innovative coffee industry. We serve diverse coffee professionals and enthusiasts around the world with access to expert and reliable education, helping them to achieve their professional development goals to create a better coffee future for all. 

The Center is an online learning community that nurtures a better coffee industry. Part of the Sucafina Group, our community of experts and collective experience span the entire coffee supply chain. Our commitment to shared value cultivates a better coffee future for all.  

Accessible education is the first step toward a more inclusive and innovative coffee industry. The Center supports individual educational needs, providing our students with information they can trust while creating opportunities for further professionalization. A global network of expert and experienced teachers is equally important, and we draw on our supply chain know-how to bring you relevant and reliable information.

Coffee education should be accessible to all and tailored to individual needs. The Center is coffee education for everyone. Wherever you are, you can Learn Smart.

Our Story

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Sucafina is The Center's parent company. Sucafina began in 1977 and has become one of the largest green coffee traders in the world. Pushing forward sustainability and entrepreneurship, Sucafina is building a better coffee supply chain while meeting the needs of both producers and roasters. With their help, The Center builds the global connections we need to give you the best coffee education possible. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

How can I choose my courses?

We offer a number of different learning paths, which you are invited to read and choose the one that better meets your needs. However if you need any advice or clarifications, we are here for you!

What courses will you offer?

We have been listening to you, the industry, and have identified the gaps in current educational opportunities available. We look forward to bringing you that content as fast as we can. If you have a suggestion or idea for a topic, drop us a line!

What can you offer that I cannot get at other online schools?

Our global team of experts are ready to share you with their on-the-ground experience working across all stages of the coffee supply chain. The courses we offer are built with you in mind and center around the principles of online learning and adult education. You are at the heart of what we do, and we believe you'll notice the difference!