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The British Coffee Association (BCA) is the representative organisation for the coffee industry and the voice of UK coffee.

The BCA represents, promotes and supports all aspects of
the UK coffee trade and industry. We foster a favourable
environment for all aspects of the industry and its culture to
thrive, both now and in the future.

Members’ views and concerns are the drivers behind the work we do. We actively encourage members to influence the direction and policy of the BCA to ensure we continue to steer government legislation and promote a balanced view of coffee amongst consumers and policy makers to secure the future of your business and our industry.

• Our members work and grow together.
• Towards achieving shared sustainability goals
• To mitigate and manage key issues
• To ensure the long-term resilience of coffee

The BCA operates at all time under the Competition Law Compliance Rules for Food and Drink Federation Members.


What we do

Your BCA - Independent Authority & Voice


  • BCA is involved in all forms of policy and legislation affecting the coffee industry and provides guidance to regulatory authorities
  • Assuring compliance with those regulations and guiding our members
  • We are a trade advisor to DEFRA
  • We actively follow future issues and put the industry strongly forward in the media via our BCA Press Office


  • We provide thought leadership and education through webinars
  • Provision of networking platforms through educational and social events
  • Annual Industry Dinner


  • An Arbitration service with Arbitrators training courses and workshops
  • We work closely with key global coffee organisations to ensure
    connectivity across key issues and a global approach is undertaken