SCAJ2017, the biggest specialty coffee event in Asia!

SCAJ2017 Sponsors
Gold Sponsors
ITOCHU Coffee Group

・UNEX Group
UNEX is a group of well-experi enced and leading coffee exporters, operating wet mills and processing facilities in Guatemala and El Salvador.
It counts with Itochu Corporation among its shareholders. The root of the group is “H de Sola SA”, a company with more than 100 years of coffee history in Central America.
UNEX offers wide possibilities that include mainstream coffees and custom-made cup profiles, as well as certified and traceable p roducts. Its mission is to achieve the complete satisfaction of its customers, while promoting economic growth and social responsibility in the countries where it is present.
Cafebras is a Brazilian coffee exporter based in Cerrado region. Cafebras has close connections with producers not only in Carrado region but in South of Minas, Mogiana, and other regions where good Brazilian coffee is produced. Cafebras has their excellent expertise in Brazilian specialty coffee such as micro-lot coffee. In addition to their good knowledge in specialty, Cafebras is offering traditional Brazilian coffee which is consumed worldwide. Cafebras works hard to establish connections between Brazilian coffee and coffee lovers all over the world.

Colombian Coffee Growers Federation

The Colombian Coffee Growers Federation (FNC) has had presence in Japan since 1961 promoting the recognition of the origin of Café de Colombia.
The FNC constantly is looking for new products and concepts to meet the needs of the coffee industry worldwide and particularly the Japanese market. The permanent collaboration with the coffee industry in Japan has allowed the Colombian Coffee to be present in all the different segments of the coffee marketplace in Japan.

UCC Ueshima Coffee Co., Ltd

Since its foundation in 1933, the UCC Group has been operating the world ’s only business encompassing every aspect of coffee “from cup to seed ”. Its operations extend from cultivating coffee in the countries of production, raw ingredient procurement, R&D, coffee roasting, product distribution and sales, promoting coffee culture, and quality assurance.
In Japan, the UCC Group has the top share in the regular coffee market which covers commercial, household and industrial coffees. We offer good coffee to every scene of the Japanese people’s lives, such as cafes, restaurants, homes and offices.Internationally, the UCC Group owns directly-managed farms in Jamaica and Hawaii, holds quality inspection of raw beans in Brazil and Vietnam which are the two largest producing countries in the world, and manages production/sales and coffee shops in Europe, Asia and North America.
These days, coffee that lets you enjoy single origin with roasting method that brings out unique characteristics of coffee beans and careful extraction of one cup of coffee at a time and focuses more on quality is favored. The UCC Group has constantly led the coffee culture in Japan with leading-edge technological innovation.
All of our activities are based on the smiles of our customers. It is our mission to think from the perspective of customers and take action for the satisfaction of customers.
In order to accomplish this mission, we will deliver joy and deep emotions to various life scenes of people through delicious coffee, and create“ Good Coffee Smile!”
The UCC Group will continue to pursue all possibilities and further make challenges for the smiles of our customers.
Silver Sponsors

We do business among "water purifier and water softener" field as general water processing company. We have the high adoption results in the water purifier of the cup-style vending machine use and the juice dispenser use. We have got many high reputations from cof fee machine manufactures and managers in "the cafe industry".
We choose the special water purifier for your ideal coffee for your one cup of the each visitor.

Cooperativa Regional de Cafeicultores em Guaxupe Ltda - COOXUPE

COOXUPÉ began its activities in grading, quality control and commercialization back in 1957. After achieving consistency of its standards and considerable volume of production, in 1984 the board of Directors decided to open an Export Department in Santos staffed with experienced professionals.
Direct exports by COOXUPÉ reached 4 million bags in 2016, achieving first place among Brazil’ s coffee exporters and the largest exporter of Arabica coffees.
Today, COOXUPÉ is the largest private coffee cooperative in the world with members in the prime growing areas of Minas Gerais and São Paulo, producing Brazil’ s finest Arabica coffees and it is a leader in the Arabica export sector. Nowadays, all our members are already participating in sustainable programs, where traceability, high quality, the care with the environment and the respect for social aspects are paramount.


We, WATARU & CO., started its business with the handling of “green coffee beans ” in 1947. After World War Two, the founder, late Mr. Wataru Nishibayashi by good fortune discovered“ coffee” in the crowd while he was walking on the burnt ruins of Tokyo.
He suddenly realized that the coffee business was his destiny with the confidence that the Japanese must become coffee lover. Since the lunch of his small company, he dedicated his life to finding good coffee beans from all over the world. His will and his business have been succeeded by his son, M. Yutaka Nishibayashi as well as the staff of Wataru.
Now, as the Specialty Coffee Importer, Wataru & Co., is doing best to provide top quality coffee beans for Japanese coffee market as the“ bridge” between specialty coffee producers and Japanese consumers.
Bronze Sponsor
Unicafe - Trading Company
Hospitality Sponsors
Kyokuto Fadie Corporation
Tristao Cia.
De Comercio Exterior
Goods Offer Sponsor
Tokan Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Competition Sponsors
Meiji Co.,Ltd.

Date:September 20 (Wed) - 22 (Fri) 2017 10:00-17:00
(closes at 16:00 on the last day)
Venue:Tokyo Big Sight West Hall 4 
Supported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
SCAJ Secretariat
・Event & Convention House, Inc
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 Tokyo 110-0016 Japan
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