Cup Score

On our single bean varietal pages, you will normally see a cup score. These are the value given to a coffee following a standardised cupping and scoring process as laid out by the Specialty Coffee Association  (SCA).

Following this protocol cups of coffee are brewed to an exacting standard and then scored to a defined set of criteria on a scoring sheet as below. This gives each cup a distinct "cup score" which is used to grade and price coffee to an agreed standard around the world.

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At Waveney Valley, we only buy high quality "speciality" grade coffees

 

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Read more on SCAA cup scoring on the SCAA website

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