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We are 170+ companies in 29 countries working to ensure the future of coffee.

Your Support

Why invest in the future of coffee?

The challenges facing coffee are bigger than any one company can solve. Through collaborative investment in agricultural R&D, we create the foundation for a vibrant and sustainable coffee sector in diverse coffee origins.

Improve coffee’s goodness.

Through research, we improve how good coffee tastes, how good it is for the planet, and how good it is for people who grow it.

Sustain origin diversity and global supply.

Working in strategic geographies, we ensure the long-term supply of quality coffee from diverse origins.

Address the climate crisis.

R&D creates tools, technology and knowledge to reduce the risk that farmers and companies face from climate change.

Become a Member

Two ways to join.

Membership is open to any company whose business depends on or involves coffee and whose membership is consistent with WCR’s mission. Membership fees support all of WCR’s vital research activities.”

Checkoff Program

Contribution tied to coffee purchasing volumes.

For companies that purchase or trade coffee and want their WCR contribution built into the cost of coffee.

Annual Contribution

A fixed contribution amount each year.

Works for any kind of company (roasters, retailers, allied, etc.) funding across departments (R&D, marketing, sustainability).

Support Calculator

Not sure which membership is right for your business? Use our support calculator to best determine your investment and impact. New membership provides for a three-year period of increasing investment. Please contact us to discuss in more detail, and ways we can help build internal stakeholder support.

Checkoff Program

Annual Contribution

Fixed Value

Helpful Documents

Learn more about membership.


Common Questions

World Coffee Research is a 501(c)(5) nonprofit agricultural organization. As such, WCR is exempt from U.S. federal income tax. In the U.S., contributions to WCR may be tax-deductible as trade or business expenses. WCR is not a 501c3, therefore contributions are not tax deductible for individuals. Please consult your tax advisor to determine whether and to the extent to which your donation may be deductible.

In 2022, WCR transitioned to a new membership model that links contribution amount to coffee purchase volumes or annual revenue. The transition provides greater equity and transparency among member companies and is more appropriate for securing the kind of long-term, sustainable funding required for agricultural research. Membership fees are unrestricted contributions that provide critical funding for all of WCR’s research activities.

We adopted a simple, straight-forward membership fee structure with four (4) primary categories for industry stakeholders to partner with us: brand roasters/manufacturers/retailers, business-to-business roasters/manufacturers, green coffee suppliers/traders/decaffeinators, and allied companies in the coffee value chain (including equipment, flavoring, food, producers, consulting). If you don't see that your business fits into these categories but are keen to become a member, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss options with you.

Placement in volume/revenue bands is made using current-year figures, to determine membership rate for the following year. WCR membership will be on a calendar year basis. If a member company’s green coffee volume or volume-equivalent increases such that the company would move into a higher membership band, the member will have two years to reach the new target level. At the time of annual renewal, members can also change between the Fixed Rate annual contributions and Checkoff options.

Companies are encouraged to become members of WCR at their appropriate level, and new membership provides for a three-year period of increasing investment to reach the target level. Making a financial contribution to WCR at a lower amount is possible, but does not come with member benefits. Please contact us to discuss further.

World Coffee Research unites the global coffee industry to drive science-based agricultural solutions to urgently secure a diverse and sustainable supply of quality coffee today and for generations to come.

In support of engaging companies in WCR’s work, we offer additional benefits proportionate to contribution and customize each membership. Please see our Member Benefits document above.

Our Members

Industry-driven, collaborative, and global.

Our members—companies large and small—come together precompetitively to set a shared global agenda for coffee research. Their participation is a critical foundation for a vibrant and sustainable coffee sector.


Thank you to all the companies who generously support our work and make it possible.

Up to $999

  1. 1740 Coffee Genesis
  2. 1Cup Coffee Roasters
  3. 7000 Coffee Trees
  4. Alpaca Coffee Roasters
  5. Bäckerei Happ GmbH & Co.
  6. Bagavathi Coffee
  7. Beanstock Coffee Roasters
  8. Bell Lane Coffee
  9. BlendIn Coffee Club
  10. Blume Coffee Traders
  11. Bodum Roasting
  12. Bolt Coffee Company
  13. Boon Boona Coffee
  14. Brewpoint Coffee
  15. Bridazul
  16. Bridge Coffee Co.
  17. Bulavity
  18. Bun Coffee Byron Bay
  19. BUNA
  20. Cafetales de Venezuela
  21. CafeTracker
  22. Camino Real Coffee Roasters
  23. Caravan Coffee
  24. Casa Espresso
  25. Chouette Torréfacteur Laboratoire
  26. Coastal Coffee Traders
  27. Coffee Bros.
  28. Coffee Cube
  29. Coffee Editor
  30. Coffee Friend
  31. Coffee Nexus
  32. Coffee Traders
  33. Coffee Unified
  34. Coffeebar
  35. Coffein Compagnie
  36. Coldblow Coffee Company
  37. Colour Coffee Roasting
  38. Covoya Ltd.
  39. Cultivar Coffee South Africa
  40. Cup north
  41. Cuppers Choice
  43. Cyesha Coffee Ltd.
  44. Dancing Goats Coffee
  45. Dave's Koffiebranderij
  46. Dear Green Coffee Roasters
  47. Dispatch Coffee
  48. Don Alberto Coffee Co
  49. Electric Coffee Lab
  50. Espanola Coffee Roasters
  51. Established Coffee
  52. Exhale Coffee
  53. Falcon Coffees Peru
  54. Firsthand Coffee
  55. FiXX Coffee
  56. Fort Findlay Coffee & Doughnut Shoppe
  57. Fortitude Coffee Roasters
  58. Friday Coffee Roasters
  59. Fuglen Coffee Roasters Oslo
  60. Fuglen Coffee Roasters Tokyo
  61. Full City Rooster
  62. Gaia Artisan Coffee
  63. Greenway Coffee Company
  64. Halvo Coffee Roasters
  65. Hansa Coffee
  66. Heart and Graft Coffee
  67. Honey Coffee
  68. Horiguchi Coffee Institute
  69. Horsham Coffee Roaster
  70. Ickle Coffee
  71. Imbibe Coffee Roasters
  72. IRC (Instituto Regional del Café)
  73. Johann Jacobs Haus
  74. Junker's Café-Rösterei
  75. Killashops Gourmet Coffee
  76. Kiss the Hippo
  77. Kittel Coffee
  78. Kona Kaffeerösterei
  79. Kua
  80. Landmark Specialty Coffee
  81. Limini Coffee
  82. Lüna Coffee
  83. Madcap Coffee Company
  84. Mantra Coffee Beans
  85. Marigold Coffee
  86. Market Lane Coffee
  87. Method Coffee Roasters
  88. Metric Coffee Co.
  89. Monastery Coffee
  90. MoonGoat Coffee
  91. Moplaco Trading PLC
  92. Mount Sunzu Coffee Ltd
  93. Mundo Novo Coffee
  94. Murnauer Kaffeerösterei
  95. Myracle Kitchen
  96. Nemesis Coffee
  97. Nyakiyumbu Community Coffee Pulping and Wash Station
  98. Nylon Coffee
  99. Old Spike Roastery
  100. Olisipo Coffee Roasters
  101. Ome Project PLT
  102. Orbital Coffee Roasters
  103. Osito Coffee
  104. Pacific Espresso
  105. Peak Coffee Co
  106. Peekskill Coffee
  107. Philippine Coffee and Barista Insitute
  108. Prometheus Coffee Roasters
  109. Prufrock Training & Consulting
  110. Quaffee
  111. Rabbit Hole Roasters
  112. Raw Bean Limited
  113. Rebel Dog Coffee
  114. RGC Coffee
  115. Rimini Coffee
  116. Rio Coffee
  117. Riposo Coffee Roasters
  118. Ritual Coffee Roasters Tasmania
  119. River City Coffee
  120. Rose N Crantz Roasting Co.
  121. Rose Park Roasters
  122. Ross Street Roasting
  123. Roundtable Coffee Works
  124. Rumble Coffee Roasters
  125. Saint Henri - Micro Torrefacteur
  126. Samadool Coffee
  127. Sample Coffee Roasters
  128. Satoru Coffee
  129. SCS Global Services
  130. SEY
  131. Shedlight Coffee Roasters
  132. Small Planes Coffee
  133. South India Coffee Company
  134. South Texas Coffee Initiative
  135. Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co.
  136. Square One Coffee Roasters
  137. Stitch Coffee
  138. Structure Coffee Roasters
  139. Sucafina N.V.
  140. Sucafina NA
  141. Taf Coffee
  142. Tata Coffee
  143. TBD Coffee Co
  144. Temecula Coffee Roasters
  145. The Steam Engine
  146. This Side Up Coffee
  147. Torque Coffees
  148. Tropic X
  149. True Stone Coffee Roasters
  150. Vagabond Coffee Roaster
  151. Vides58Coffees
  152. WB Coffee
  153. West Cork Coffee Roastery
  154. Wise Consultants
  155. Workshop Coffee
  156. Your Coffee Counts
  157. Zephyr Green Coffee

Checkoff Program

Thank you to all the roasters, retailers and suppliers that make this program possible

Participating Roasters & Retailers

  1. 1Cup Coffee Roasters
  2. Allegro Coffee Company
  3. Bäckerei Happ GmbH & Co.
  4. Barrie House Coffee
  5. Beanstock Coffee Roasters
  6. Bewley's North America/Java City
  7. Black Oak Coffee Roasters
  8. Blume Coffee Traders
  9. Bodum Roasting
  10. Bolt Coffee Company
  11. Boxcar Coffee Roasters
  12. Brewpoint Coffee
  13. Cafe do Capitao
  14. Cafe Virtuoso
  15. Calendar Coffee
  16. Camino Real Coffee Roasters
  17. Caravan Coffee
  18. Chameleon Cold-Brew
  19. Coldblow Coffee Company
  20. Colour Coffee Roasting
  21. Covenant Coffee
  22. Cuppers Choice
  23. Curve Coffee Roasters
  24. Dancing Goats Coffee
  25. Dark Woods Coffee
  26. Dave's Koffiebranderij
  27. Dear Green Coffee Roasters
  28. Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchising
  29. ECRE
  30. Equator Coffees
  31. Fortitude Coffee Roasters
  32. Full City Rooster
  33. Greenway Coffee Company
  34. Heart and Graft Coffee
  35. Horsham Coffee Roaster
  36. Huckleberry Roasters
  37. Ickle Coffee
  38. Intelligentsia Coffee
  39. Irving Farm New York
  40. Johann Jacobs Haus
  41. Junker's Café-Rösterei
  42. Kaldi's Coffee
  43. Kittel Coffee
  44. Kona Kaffeerösterei
  45. Landmark Specialty Coffee
  46. Limini Coffee
  47. Marigold Coffee
  48. Market Lane Coffee
  49. Monastery Coffee
  50. MoonGoat Coffee
  51. Mr. Espresso
  52. Olisipo Coffee Roasters
  53. Origin Coffee Roasters
  54. Ozo Coffee Roasters
  55. Philz Coffee
  56. Quaffee
  57. Rabbit Hole Roasters
  58. Rave Coffee
  59. Rimini Coffee
  60. Ringtons Ltd.
  61. River City Coffee
  62. Roast House Coffee
  63. Rose N Crantz Roasting Co.
  64. Rose Park Roasters
  65. Roundtable Coffee Works
  66. Saint Henri - Micro Torrefacteur
  67. Single O
  68. Small Planes Coffee
  69. Spyhouse Coffee Roasting Co.
  70. Square Mile Coffee Roasters
  71. Square One Coffee Roasters
  72. Stitch Coffee
  73. Structure Coffee Roasters
  74. Taylors of Harrogate
  75. Temecula Coffee Roasters
  76. Temple Coffee Roasters
  77. The Roastery
  78. True Stone Coffee Roasters
  79. Vagabond Coffee Roaster
  80. West Cork Coffee Roastery