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STA Impianti recently unveiled its new RBL 15, a smaller roasting machine designed for laboratories, small batches and specialty coffee. The company calls it “a technologically advanced unit” with a small footprint. Read more

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Viennese coffee roaster Julius Meinl is expanding its position in the United Kingdom with the acquisition of coffee distributor Aroma & Gusto. Read more

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Blockchain Coffee Auction

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Guatemalan Coffees and the Producer & Roaster Forum will host the world’s first blockchain coffee auction May 24, 2019. Read more

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The island nation struggles with infrastructure and consistency, but the government is keen on a coffee fix. Once done, roasters will have a lot to be excited about as Papua New Guinea returns as a specialty coffee mainstay. Read more

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Deadlines for small food and beverage company compliance with provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) are now. Read more

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Kraft Heinz Canada acquired the British Colombia-based company in September. Read more

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Keep It Clean

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Commercial roasting equipment is not only a significant investment, it’s the central tool for the craft. When your livelihood depends on roasting hundreds or thousands of pounds of coffee to exacting standards, maintaining your roaster is essential. Read more

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dry coffee beans in farmer hand at plantation

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Logistics are critical but not a core element that interferes with direct trade agreements, so long as transactions are transparent. Read more

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Solar roaster helps farmers

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Compadre, a coffee startup based in Lima, Peru, receives top honors from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for its Solar Hybrid Coffee Roaster. Read more

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Loring unveiled a new smaller capacity roaster to meet the growing demand for coffee shop and retail roasters. Read more

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A second Neuhaus Neotec roaster is being added to Gruppo Gimoka’s operations as the company expands its capacity. Read more

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Löfbergs roasteries intends to reduce its climate impact 40% by 2020. By blending its liquid petroleum gas (LPG) with bio LPG, the company’s roasters already are operating cleaner. Read more

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A strong spirit binds the coffee folks in Houston. It’s a Texas trait. Specialty roasters paved the way for Houstonians to enjoy a delicious cup. And, Hurricane Harvey certainly tested their resilience. Read more

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Shop-Size Roasters

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The growth of specialty coffee has turned many consumer connoisseurs into roasters seeking to make a perfect cup. As a result, more small roaster units are being sold. Read more

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Farmer Bros. New Texas-Sized Roastery

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Strategic move from Los Angeles to Texas paves the way for continued growth. Read more

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The Löfbergs Group, a leading Swedish coffee roaster, announced it will begin operations in Canada. Read more

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International Machine Service recently introduced a smaller version of its popular RDRF series with capacities from 50 kilos up to 500 kilos of green coffee per hour. Read more

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Philz Coffee secures expansion capital

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San Francisco Bay Area roaster/retailer Philz Coffee plans to open new stores throughout the United States. It now has another $45 million to make it happen. Read more

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The IKAWA PRO is an electric sample roaster in 120v and 220v versions that is drawing praise from European roasters. Read more

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