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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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Javabot automated in-store roaster inventor Mike Caswell is bringing the company’s unique on-demand technology to London’s High Street. Read more

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Keep It Clean

Photo by Rob Hoos, Nossa Familia

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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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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Bühler is building the world’s most advanced coffee processing plant. The facility, constructed for Norwegian coffee producer Joh. Johannson, combines innovative roasting technology with record low greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

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Gordon Tredger recently joined Loring Smart Roast as its new company president. Tredger will oversee all aspects of the company. 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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Programming the Profiles

Photo courtesy Loring Smart Roast

Roaster manufacturers continue to develop ways to make their equipment more efficient and that includes roasting profiles. Read more

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Safety First

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Technology aids in more ways than roasting a better bean. For manufacturers such as Probat-Werke, new programs and components play a role in creating a safer product and work environment. Read more

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Kansas-based PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. assumed control of Bird Rock Coffee Roasters of San Diego on Jan. 31 with plans to increase Bird Rock’s retail and wholesale brand. Read more

Coffee Report

Costa Roastery 2017

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Costa Coffee, one of the largest coffee brands in the United Kingdom, recently began roasting at its new facility in Basildon, Essex. The new facility is designed to quadruple Costa’s roasting capacity each year. Read more

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Plans are in the works to increase roasting and help farmers find foreign partners for distribution. Read more

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Puerto Rico

Photo by Larry Luxner

Despite the crumbling economy pioneers aim to revive the island’s stagnant coffee business. Read more

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Wim Abbing oversees PROBAT-Werke, an industry leader in coffee roasting machines, roller mills, and ancillary equipment. He spoke with STiR Tea & Coffee International during the Host International Hospitality Exhibition in Milan, Italy. Read more

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iFill machines are designed to enable specialty coffee roasters to “roast, fill and deliver” single-serve cups the same day and to lead this new trend. Read more

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If you live in Moscow and have ambitions to roast coffee for your shop, or just want to experiment on a small scale, you can bring your green coffee to Olga Melik–Karakozova and rent a roaster. Read more

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Roast degree, under development, and over development – listen to coffee roasters talk shop and sooner or later you will hear these terms. Read more

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