The ICO is an intergovernmental body whose members are coffee exporting and importing countries. It administers the International Coffee Agreement. It is committed to improving conditions in the world coffee economy through international cooperation, helping price equilibrium by developing demand for coffee in emerging markets and through projects
SCAA is a non-profit trade organization comprised of retailers, roasters, roaster/retailers, producers, exporters, importers, green coffee brokers, manufacturers of coffee processing-roasting-brewing equipment and other allied products. Its mission is to serve the specialty coffee industry through the development and dissemination of information that fosters coffee excellence within the trade.