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February 19, 2021

How do you know when you need to upgrade your coffee roasting space?

February 11, 2021

Sourcing, training, quality control & more: What does a Head of Coffee do?

June 8, 2020

Could Home Brewing Increase Consumer Demand For Omni Roasts?

May 13, 2020

How to Clean & Maintain Your Coffee Roastery

May 5, 2020

Responding to Coffee Bean Weight Loss in Roasting

February 26, 2021

How can coffee roasters drive change at origin?

The coffee industry is huge. In August 2020, the ICO reported that approximately 10.4 million 60kg bags of coffee had been exported in the 2019/20 production year. It also states that some 60% of the world’s coffee production comes from smallholder producers, who together represent some 12 million coffee farmers worldwide. This means that there are millions of people around the world who rely on coffee production as a source… read more

The coffee industry is huge. In August 2020, the ICO reported that approximately 10.4 million 60kg bags of coffee had been exported in the 2019/20 production year. It also states that some 60% of the world’s coffee production comes from… read more

March 22, 2019

Roasters, Should You Expand Into Equipment Sales?

There’s more than one way to expand your roastery and increase your profits. The traditional option may be to simply sell more coffee, perhaps with...

February 14, 2019

A Guide to Achieving Consistency in Coffee Roasting

You’ve sourced a great green coffee from your favorite origin and roasted a delicious batch. But how can you replicate it for your next batch,...

January 2, 2019

Coffee Degassing; What Does It Mean For Brewers & Roasters?

The fresher a coffee is, the better – right? Well, yes… but also no. Even though nobody wants to drink stale coffee, brewing a coffee...

November 28, 2018

Exploring The Chinese Coffee Industry, From Roasters to Consumers

“Made in China.” It’s not a hard phrase to come across. But “Roasted in China”? That’s a different story. China’s coffee market has been drawing...

November 21, 2018

Should Coffee Producers Listen to Roasters’ Advice?

Coffee roasters and producers have interlinked jobs. Roasters often visit coffee farms and usually understand processing methods. They also know how to roast for the...

November 1, 2018

Producer & Roaster Forum + Blockchain Auction Announced For 2019

Are you looking to build valuable business partnerships? Discuss the latest issues and innovations in the coffee industry? Cup and purchase exceptional coffees, including experimentally...

September 28, 2018

How Can We Help Consumers Understand Coffee Flavour Notes?

We’ve all seen the confused customer in the coffee shop: they frown at the menu, head tilted to one side. They slowly pick up retail...

August 30, 2018

Roaster Basics: A Guide to Sample Roasting

When you get a sample of green coffee in your hands, how can you tell if it’s going to be good? Find the best roast...

August 3, 2018

How Can Roasters Ensure Quality – In The Roastery & In The Café?

Unpredictability is one of the biggest challenges wholesale roasters face. That, and maintaining quality. You need to bring out the best in the quality coffee...

July 27, 2018

Why Trade Shows Are Great Opportunities for Coffee Education

Trade shows are a marketing investment, a networking opportunity, a place where contracts are signed and deals made – but that’s not all. They also...

July 23, 2018

How Oxygen Damages Green Coffee Quality – & What You Can Do

We all know that oxygen ages roasted and ground coffee – but it’s not just once coffee has left the roastery that it’s vulnerable. Oxidation...

June 20, 2018

WOC 2018, Amsterdam: The Cupping Schedule

We’re just days away from one of the biggest coffee events of the year: World of Coffee, Amsterdam. Set in one of Europe’s trendiest cities, the...

June 4, 2018

A Roaster’s Guide to Coffee Purchases & Budgeting

Buying the right coffee for your business is the key to success – but it’s not easy. How do you choose the right origins, farms,...

May 28, 2018

3 Things You Need to Consider When Designing Your Coffee Menu

Your coffee menu is more than just a list of items that you sell. It’s the tangible representation of your approach to specialty coffee. It’s...

May 24, 2018

How to Ensure Green Coffee Quality in Transit & Storage

After leaving the mill, coffee travels thousands of miles and through numerous hands before reaching the roaster. And across this journey, even small errors can...

May 17, 2018

How Can Coffee Auctions Enable Direct Trade Relationships?

Starting a direct trade relationship isn’t easy: you have to find a potential partner, organise farm visits, build trust, and more. It requires a huge...