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Probat celebrates its 150th anniversary by hosting a symposium for coffee industry thought leaders. Read more


In celebration of its 150th anniversary, Probat will host several international events this year. The highlight is the Probat Coffee Symposium in September, a two-day meeting that brings together leaders across the international coffee industry. Read more

Coffee Report

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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Programming the Profiles

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


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


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

Coffee Report

Probat recently introduced the Colorette 4, a coffee roasting color measuring device that accurately monitors the degree of roast. Read more


The basic steps for removing impurities has not changed over the years but an array of advanced technology now guarantees cleaner coffee at the country of origin or on arrival. Read more


Probat Inc. in Janary acquired Canada-based ED Industrial Ltd. and ED Industrial USA, Inc. Read more

Coffee Report

Coffee processors constantly look for ways to preserve the quality of their beans while reducing water use and saving labor costs. Equipment manufacturers work with them to develop machinery to help the cause. Read more


Probat and Belgian-based Tomra have teamed up to introduce the LST, a sensor-based sorting machine. Read more


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


Karl Schmidt has left the role of president at Probat Inc. and John L. Fortin has taken his place. Read more

Coffee Report

Given the changing landscape of air quality standards, how do two of the largest coffee roasting equipment supply companies provide flexible solutions for customers? Read more


Probot is hosting the inaugural specialty coffee symposium June 15 in conjunction with SCAE's World of Coffee is Gothenburg, Sweden June 16-18. Read more


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