Coffee Roasting Basics
Published on: 4/20/18
The fragrant aroma. The beautiful caramel brown color. The steady rumbling sounds. There is nothing better than hearing the beans dropping out of the drum into the cooling tray for the first time. You have created something with your hands. Not just your hands, but many additional hands along the way. Hands of farmers that have been growing coffee for many years and importers that advocate for said farmers when those farmers are overlooked. A coffee roaster is the final touchpoint for that coffee before it meets its’ final destination with the consumer. It is a great burden to bear and important to understand why.