The Coffee Quality Institute (CQI) is a non-profit organization working internationally to improve the quality of coffee and the lives of people who produce it.
"In order to achieve our mission, we provide training and technical assistance to coffee producers and other individuals in the supply chain to increase the value, volume, and sustainability of high quality coffee production. Through our work, CQI:
Foster Resilient Communities
Enhance And Improve Livelihoods
Provide More Integrated Coffee Opportunities
Share A Universal Language Of Quality
Put Information (And Power) Into The Hands Of Producers"
- Coffee Quality Institute
The Q-certification course is a six-day class of learning, cupping and testing. If you're looking to take your coffee cupping expertise to the next level, a Q-certification is the perfect way to do that.
This experience will also give you a great idea of where you can improve your skills. Passing the exams will land you the most prestigious coffee cupping certification available.