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A Q Grader License is something you use and a good bean is the first step toward achieving a perfect cup of coffee. Reinforcing the standards of specialty coffee links everyone in the supply chain with an integrity that shows pride in the product. 

Coffee Quality InstituteThe Q Coffee System identifies quality coffees and brings them to market through a credible and verifiable system. A common standard for both Q Arabica, (Specialty Grade) and Q Robusta (Fine Robusta Grade) coffee has resulted in a universally shared language and standard for scoring coffee.

    This system’s infrastructure has resulted in greater opportunity for producers to access a premium price in the market and improve their economic viability.