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January 25, 2023

How do you roast coffee for milk?

January 11, 2023

Specialty coffee blends: How exciting can they be?

November 10, 2022

How is decaf coffee made?

September 19, 2022

Understanding roast curves on modern coffee roasters

September 12, 2022

Exploring the rise of Caribbean coffee roasters

February 9, 2023

PRF announces the Global Roasting Contest

Last year, Producer & Roaster Forum (PRF) announced that it will return to El Salvador – where the first PRF event was held in 2016. On 16 & 17 March 2023, PRF El Salvador will take place at the Salamanca Exhibition Centre in San Salvador. The two-day forum will attract thousands of international coffee professionals – including roasters, traders, and baristas, as well as producers. Alongside an extensive line up… read more

Last year, Producer & Roaster Forum (PRF) announced that it will return to El Salvador – where the first PRF event was held in 2016. On 16 & 17 March 2023, PRF El Salvador will take place at the Salamanca… read more

September 29, 2021

How can private label roasting drive sustainability?

Private label products – coffee and beyond – have seen a rise in sales during the pandemic, according to findings from Coresight Research.  In the...

June 7, 2021

Exploring automation in coffee roasting

As technology in the coffee sector evolves, the range of equipment available to roasters increases with every passing day. New technology seeks to improve consistency,...

May 24, 2021

Roasting essentials: Exploring seasonal coffee blends

A seasonal blend, as the name suggests, is a blended coffee that a roaster offers for a certain period of time, generally linked to coffee...

March 23, 2021

“Quality is directly linked to logistics”: Why don’t more major brands roast coffee at origin?

The concept of roasting coffee at origin is appealing. It shortens the supply chain, adds more value at origin, and ultimately supports a more equitable...

January 27, 2021

Three emerging trends in coffee packaging

In the last couple of years, coffee packaging has become a topic of focus for roasters and consumers alike. With each day that passes, the...

January 21, 2021

What does it mean when coffee is “hand roasted”?

As third wave coffee culture continues to gather speed and popularity across the world, more and more roasters, baristas, and consumers are becoming interested in...

December 14, 2020

Personalising the online coffee experience

We live in an experience economy. Today, the consumer experience is a more valued part of the hospitality and leisure sectors than it ever has...

December 4, 2020

Choosing The Right Coffee Blend For Your Business

Consistency and quality are some two attributes that customers look for in every product that they order regularly – and coffee is no exception.  High-quality...

November 10, 2020

How Have Roasters Adapted During Covid-19?

The full long-term effects of Covid-19 on the coffee industry will not be known for some time. However, as time goes on, we see more...

October 13, 2020

Shared Roasting Spaces: What Are They & Why Are They Used?

Today, it’s not uncommon to see café owners, baristas, consumers, or even producers taking an interest in roasting their own coffee. And while for some...

May 7, 2020

How Brazilian Producers Are Roasting & Selling Their Coffee

Brazil is the world’s biggest coffee producer and consumer. With 98% of local households drinking it, Brazilian farmers don’t have to look far to find...

March 23, 2020

The Rise of Home Coffee Roasting

The specialty coffee scene has spurred an interest in quality coffee for many consumers. It’s never been easier for coffee lovers to experiment with innovative...

March 8, 2019

A Conversation With Women in Coffee Roasting

Coffee should be for everyone, regardless of gender or ethnicity. But the industry is traditionally dominated by men. That’s changing – for example, 2018 saw...

July 10, 2015

Torrefacto – How a Post-War Roasting Process Has Ruined Coffee

Some people dream of sipping Bordeaux while looking at the Eiffel Tower; I dreamt of watching Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, fresh roasted coffee in hand, from...