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National Coffee Association of USA

National Coffee Association of USA website: www.ncausa.org

The National Coffee Association of USA represents "the U.S. coffee industry before the legislative and executive branches of [the US] government...[and] advanc[es] the American coffee industry before international trading organizations and with more than 50 coffee producing nations..."

According to the National Coffee Association's Committee Memberships page, its members include: Agroindustrias Unidas, Alcan, America's Food Technologies, American Coffee Corp., Armenia Coffee, Atlantic (USA) Inc., Autocrat Coffee, Balzac Bros., Baronet Coffee, Brauner International, Brown Brothers Harriman, BUNN, Cacique International, Cafcom, Cafetal “La Cabaña”, Coca-Cola, Coex Coffee, Coffee America (USA), Colombian Coffee Federation, Continental Terminals, Cooperativa Regional de Cafeicultores em Guaxupe, Curwood (part of Bemis), Dallis Coffee, DaVinci Gourmet, Deli Café, Dunkin' Brands (Dunkin' Donuts), Dupuy Storage & Forwarding, Eight O'Clock Coffee (part of Tata Coffee), ExxonMobil, F. Gaviña & Sons, Flavia Beverage Systems (part of Mars), Fres-co System, Hencorp Becstone Futures, Independent Can, Kauai Coffee (part of Alexander & Baldwin), Kraft Foods (part of Altria), L.M. Zuckerman & Co., Mainland Holdings, Mercon Coffee, Nestlé, New England Coffee, Peerless Coffee, Peet's Coffee & Tea, Probat Burns (part of Probat), Procter & Gamble , R. Markey & Sons, Rothfos (part of Neumann Kaffee), S&D Coffee, S. Jackson & Son, Sara Lee, Secafé Ltda., Starbucks, Swiss Water Decaf Coffee, Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, Volcafé, Wal*Mart, Westfeldt Brothers

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