ACTA represents the Australian coffee industry by assisting and improving the standards, promoting the image of coffee and provides a platform for networking and furthering education.
ACTA liaises with the media and regulative bodies on all aspects of the industry.
Achievements: ACTA's involvement led to the successful negotiations of the exclusion of coffee from GST; Instrumental in the reduction of duties on the importation of coffee.
We provide experienced judges (independent) for Royal Agricultural Society’s coffee awards.
We regularly communicate industry issues with media e.g: - Coffee cartels - Choice magazine - Sunbeam Australia - Misleading and incorrect commentary - Fair trade - Rainforest Alliance - 4C common code for the coffee community - Market movements - Green Bean pricing.
ACTA addresses industry issues with authorities e.g: - GST - Parchment (AQIS) - EPA standards - Australian Customs requirements.