Standardization in the field of coffee and coffee products, covering the coffee chain from green coffee to consumption, in particular. Standardization includes terminology, sampling, test methods and analysis, product specifications and requirements for packaging, storage and transportation

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standards under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 21   Olfactory and visual examination Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 22   Determination of loss in mass Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 23   Methods of specification Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 24   Vocabulary Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 25   Instant coffee Working group
ISO/TC 34/SC 15/WG 26   Determination of acrylamide Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 34/SC 15

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 34/SC 15:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 34/SC 12 Sensory analysis ISO


Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
AOAC INTERNATIONAL AOAC INTERNATIONAL, Association of Analytical Communities A
ASIC International Association on Coffee Science - ASIC A
CAC Codex Alimentarius Commission A
EC - European Commission European Commission A
ICO - coffee/café International Coffee Organization A

ISO/TC 34/SC 15 - Secretariat

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