ARTICLE INDEX

2004–2020 ARTICLE INDEX

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Issue No. Month Year Article Title Main Category Subcategory
102 November | December 2020 17th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Greater Goods Coffee Company and Tony's Coffee (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
102 November | December 2020 Heating Things Up—An introduction to Thermodynamics in Coffee Roasting ROASTING Science | Chemistry
101 September | October 2020 Bourbon’s Botanical Origins And The Evolution Of Laurina—The history of cultivation on Réunion Island (pg. 32) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
101 September | October 2020 Roasting Plant Continuity Planning—Approving and preparing to enact the plan (pg. 54) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
101 September | October 2020 Storage, Samples And Shipping—The crucial role of the green coffee warehouse (pg. 68) BEANS Transportation & Storage
101 September | October 2020 Technically Speaking: Understanding the Potential in Your Coffee Roasting Machine (pg. 82) ROASTING Machines | General
101 September | October 2020 The Impact of Covid-19 on the Specialty Coffee Value Stream (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
100 July | August 2020 A Measure of Control—The importance of establishing a quality control program (pg. 56) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
100 July | August 2020 Cooperative Advantage—What do cooperatives mean for farmers, roasters and consumers? (pg. 68) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
100 July | August 2020 Feminist Ecology and Sustainability of Life: Inside Las Diosas Cooperative in Nicaragua (pg. 20) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
100 July | August 2020 Flavor Development—The relationship between time and color in coffee roasting (pg. 34) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
100 July | August 2020 Technically Speaking: Using Organic Acids as a Training Tool (pg. 82) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
99 May | June 2020 Adventures in Coffee Processing—Experimenting with innovative techniques (pg. 36) BEANS Production & Processing
99 May | June 2020 Can the Coffee Crisis Be Fixed? An analysis of proposals on the table (pg. 98) BEANS Contracts & Markets
99 May | June 2020 Fair Trade, Fairtrade and Coffee (pg. 20) BEANS Certifications
99 May | June 2020 Roasting Plant Continuity Planning—Developing the plan (pg. 56) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
99 May | June 2020 Technically Speaking: Inoculation in Post-Harvest Processing (pg. 116) BEANS Production & Processing
99 May | June 2020 True to Taste—An exploration of production roast evaluation (pg. 74) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
98 March | April 2020 Can the Coffee Crisis Be Fixed? The “price” of coffee, history and the situation today (pg. 58) BEANS Contracts & Markets
98 March | April 2020 Feedback Loop—A dialog between roasters and producers on green coffee evaluation (pg. 46) ROASTING Quality Control | General
98 March | April 2020 Roast Summit: First Time’s a Charm (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
98 March | April 2020 Technically Speaking: The Decaffeination Process (pg. 70) ROASTING Production Roasting | Caffeine
98 March | April 2020 Working with the Government—Permits and emissions requirements for coffee roasters (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
97 January | February 2020 Gender Equity in The Coffee Value Chain—What companies are doing to close the gap (pg. 52) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
97 January | February 2020 Quality Variations—Defining and measuring quality in coffee from production to preparation (pg. 32) ROASTING Quality Control | General
97 January | February 2020 Technically Speaking: Grading Green Coffee for Physical Defects (pg. 72) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
97 January | February 2020 The Amazon Rainforest Fires and the Impact of Climate Change on Coffee (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
96 November | December 2019 16th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Mostra Coffee and Coffee By Design (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
96 November | December 2019 Guide to Regulatory Requirements and Compliance for Coffee Roasters (pg. #) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
95 September | October 2019 All the Coffee in China—Consumption, growth and yunnan’s focus on quality (pg. 56) ORIGIN General
95 September | October 2019 Ensuring the Future of Coffee in El Salvador—New federation offers hope to next-generation farmers (pg. 70) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
95 September | October 2019 Quality of Life—The relationship of seed viability to cup quality in green coffee (pg. 40) ROASTING Quality Control | General
95 September | October 2019 The Guardians of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
95 September | October 2019 The Sensory Evaluation of Coffee—Sensory science principles in action (pg. 24) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
94 July | August 2019 Can Coffee Producers Find a Voice Through Social Media? (pg. 16) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
94 July | August 2019 Is Freshness Specialty Coffee’s Line in the Sand?—what we know about coffee staling (pg. 44) BEANS Transportation & Storage
94 July | August 2019 Technically Speaking: Understanding Total Dissolved Solids in Coffee Brewing (pg. 74) ROASTING Quality Control | Serving
94 July | August 2019 The Lasting Impact of Coffee Leaf Rust—Past, present and future in the fight against fungus (pg. 22) ORIGIN General
94 July | August 2019 What it Takes to be Crowned Craft Coffee Roaster of the Year—A retrospective of past award winners INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
93 May | June 2019 Can You Taste the Roasting System?—Matching roasting profiles on different machines (pg. 24) ROASTING Machines | General
93 May | June 2019 Coffee on the Brink: The fight to save puerto rico’s coffee industry (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
93 May | June 2019 Coffee Prices in Crisis—Price discovery beyond the “c” market (pg. 78) BEANS Contracts & Markets
93 May | June 2019 Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds—Understanding risk assessment (pg. 64) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
93 May | June 2019 Technically Speaking: Coffee Grinding, Particle Size and Measurement (pg. 112) ROASTING Quality Control | Serving
93 May | June 2019 The Bond of Coffee—Coffee consumption in ethiopia (pg. 106) ORIGIN General
92 March | April 2019 Building Value Through Processing: CQI’s Q Processing Program (pg. 16) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
92 March | April 2019 Demystifying Roast Analysis—Colorimeters versus spectrophotometers (pg. 74) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
92 March | April 2019 Is Your Food Safety Plan Complete?—A primer on hazard analysis and risk-based controls (pg. 42) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
92 March | April 2019 The Journey to Sell Coffee in Peru’s Northern Highlands—A photo essay (pg. 58) ORIGIN General
92 March | April 2019 The Learning Curve—Ancillary education for coffee professionals (pg. 24) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
91 January | February 2019 Baked Beans—Observations on water content during coffee roasting (pg. 38) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
91 January | February 2019 Capturing Kona—Preserving the Big Island’s coffee heritage (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
91 January | February 2019 Exchange Is the Only Constant—The evolution of Ethiopia’s commodity marketplace (pg. 24) ORIGIN General
91 January | February 2019 Nine Myths About Coffee Farmer Development—A closer look at “relationship coffee” in Indonesia (pg. 52) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
91 January | February 2019 Temperature Uncertainty—An overview of temperature measurements in coffee roasting (pg. 64) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
90 November | December 2018 15th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Dragonfly Coffee Roasters and Peerless Coffee & Tea (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
90 November | December 2018 Strong Black Coffee—Why aren’t African-Americans more prominent in the coffee industry? (pg. 40) INDUSTRY NEWS General
89 September | October 2018 Saveur du Kivu—Fourth annual event sees increased participation and support (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
89 September | October 2018 Stephen Hurst (pg. 86) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
89 September | October 2018 The Challenges of Being a Roaster: Old and New (pg. 56) ROASTING Business | Basics
89 September | October 2018 The Data Revolution—How simple steps can yield big results (pg. 72) ROASTING Business | Basics
89 September | October 2018 Unlocking the Mystery of Cold Brew—A deeper look into the chemistry (pg. 40) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
88 July | August 2018 From a Dark Shadow Cast—The long road from coca to coffee in Colombia (pg. 22) ORIGIN General
88 July | August 2018 George Vukasin Jr. (pg. 74) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
88 July | August 2018 Growing California’s Coffee Production—Clean cultivation moves from cannabis to coffee (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
88 July | August 2018 Pick Your Packaging—A comparison of green coffees shipped in different packing materials (pg. 62) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
87 May | June 2018 Craig Holt (pg. 114) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
87 May | June 2018 Elevate Your Training Game—Is SCA Premier Campus certification right for you? (pg. 84) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
87 May | June 2018 Heat and the Roasting Machine—Redesigning the legacy RP218 course (pg. 26) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
87 May | June 2018 La Cosecha Es una Fiesta—Panama debuts a new breed of coffee festival (pg. 16) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
87 May | June 2018 Spectroscopy Illuminated—A practical approach to determining roast development (pg. 48) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
87 May | June 2018 The Effects of Total Water Hardness on Coffee Extraction—An evaluation using espresso, Chemex and syphon methods (pg. 100) ROASTING Science | General
86 March | April 2018 Forge Your Own Path—Five keys to a successful career in coffee (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | Basics
86 March | April 2018 Hibrido de Timor—An espresso unicorn or coffee’s climate savior? (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
86 March | April 2018 Managing the Nitty Gritty—Cleaning and maintenance in the roastery (pg. 62) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
86 March | April 2018 Physical Analysis of Green Coffee—What to measure, record, track … and why (pg. 28) ROASTING Science | General
85 January | February 2018 Jennifer Gallegos (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
85 January | February 2018 The Complexity of Cupping—Ensuring accuracy and credibility through alignment and calibration (2018, pg. 40) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
85 January | February 2018 The Fight Against Coffee Pests—Recent scientific research (pg. 52) ROASTING Science | General
85 January | February 2018 The Power of the Cooperative—How one co-op is helping Antioquia reclaims its prominence (pg. 18) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
85 January | February 2018 Understanding GMOs—Genetic engineering and the future of coffee (pg. 24) ROASTING Science | General
84 November | December 2017 14th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Amavida Coffee Roasters and Oughtred Coffee & Tea (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
84 November | December 2017 The Bean Belt Revisited—An updated look at global coffee production (pg. 56) ORIGIN General
83 September | October 2017 Data Driven—Using metrics to engage and motivate employees (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | Employees
83 September | October 2017 Holding Up (More Than) Half the Sky—Coffees from women producers (a special edition of Coffee Review column) (pg. 78) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
83 September | October 2017 How Clean Is Your Coffee?—Why a destoner is an essential tool for roasters (pg. 62) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
83 September | October 2017 Our World Through a Keyhole—Understanding the limitations of thermocouple readings (pg. 26) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
83 September | October 2017 Phyllis Johnson (pg. 92) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
82 July | August 2017 All About That Plan—Developing a strategic coffee buying plan (pg. 42) ROASTING Business | Basics
82 July | August 2017 Bigger and Better—How coffee businesses plan and sustain healthy expansion (pg. 24) ROASTING Business | Basics
82 July | August 2017 Susie Spindler (pg. 74) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
82 July | August 2017 The Devil’s in the Details 2.0—Using software for production and inventory control (pg. 58) ROASTING Business | Basics
81 May | June 2017 ‘B’ a Force for Good—B Corporations take a holistic approach to sustainability (pg. 50) BEANS Certifications
81 May | June 2017 A Game of the Mind—Mitigating biases in sensory evaluation (pg. 26) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
81 May | June 2017 Russ Kramer (pg. 116) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
81 May | June 2017 State of Progress—Myanmar continues to increase quality and production (pg. 18) ORIGIN General
81 May | June 2017 Stick to the Plan—Why roasters shouldn’t buy coffee off the cupping table (pg. 86) ROASTING Business | Basics
81 May | June 2017 The Cost of Financially Sustainable Coffee Production—A study by Fair Trade USA and Cornell University (pg. 70) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
81 May | June 2017 Under Pressure—Balancing barometric pressure in the roastery (pg. 100) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
80 March | April 2017 Building a Mid- to Large-Scale Specialty Coffee Roasting Plant—A practical approach to an epic challenge; Part 2 of 2: Getting to work (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
80 March | April 2017 Developing a Common Approach for Gender Equity (pg. 16) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
80 March | April 2017 Fermentation in Coffee Processing—A scientific overview (pg. 42) BEANS Production & Processing
80 March | April 2017 Harvesting the Value of Processing Methods—A marketing opportunity for roasters and farmers (pg. 56) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
80 March | April 2017 Paul Thornton (pg. 70) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
79 January | February 2017 Building a Mid- to Large-Scale Specialty Coffee Roasting Plant—A practical approach to an epic challenge; Part 1 of 2: Preparing to work (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
79 January | February 2017 Exploring Rapid Growth in Chinese Coffee (pg. 18) ROASTING Business | General
79 January | February 2017 Ric Rhinehart (. pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Industry Leader Profiles
79 January | February 2017 Roasting for America’s Hospitality Industry—Weighing the challenges, risks and potential rewards (. pg. 52) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
78 November | December 2016 13th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Mudhouse Coffee Roasters and Thanksgiving Coffee Company (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
78 November | December 2016 Roast Magazine’s 2016 Roasting Industry Survey (pg. 54) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
77 September | October 2016 Christopher Schooley of Troubadour Maltings (pg. 74) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
77 September | October 2016 Supply Crisis in Latin America—Addressing the challenges of today and tomorrow (pg. 44) ORIGIN General
77 September | October 2016 Talk the Talk—Understanding commodity market lingo (pg. 64) BEANS Contracts & Markets
77 September | October 2016 The Quest for Quality at Home—Roasting machines for the serious enthusiast (pg. 22) ROASTING Machines | General
76 July | August 2016 A Place to Grow—Shared production facilities ease entry for new roasters (pg. 20) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
76 July | August 2016 Cold Brew With Caution—Food safety and quality concerns for the growing market (pg. 36) ROASTING Quality Control | General
76 July | August 2016 Jackie Billings of the North American Craft Maltsters Guild (pg. 76) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
76 July | August 2016 The Path to Distinction—Nurturing separation in Nariño (pg. 52) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
75 May | June 2016 A Focus on Flaws—Do you use the SCAA Green Arabica Coffee Classification System? (pg. 24) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
75 May | June 2016 Coffee Kids—Behind the reorganization (pg. 18) INDUSTRY NEWS General
75 May | June 2016 Family Matters—The joys and challenges of working with family (pg. 44) ROASTING Business | Basics
75 May | June 2016 Mason Brown of Two Brothers Coffee Roasters (pg. 116) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
75 May | June 2016 State of Potential—Myanmar emerges as a specialty coffee producer (pg. 62) ORIGIN General
75 May | June 2016 What Goes Around—How coffee waste is fueling a circular economy (pg. 92) BEANS Sustainability
74 March | April 2016 Can Science Save Specialty Coffee?—World Coffee Research works toward the industry’s long-term survival (pg. 22) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
74 March | April 2016 Derek Palmer of Hotbox Roasters (pg. 68) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
74 March | April 2016 Sale Pending—Navigating the sale of your roastery (pg. 42) ROASTING Business | General
74 March | April 2016 Saving Sumatran Tigers (pg. 16) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
73 January | February 2016 An Eye for Coffee—The Oregon Coffee Board’s second annual photo contest goes global (pg. 60) INDUSTRY NEWS General
73 January | February 2016 Farmworkers in the Coffeelands—Improving conditions for the industry’s most vulnerable players (pg. 22) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
73 January | February 2016 From the Shores of Lake Kivu—Specialty coffee and the Democratic Republic of Congo (pg. 40) ORIGIN General
73 January | February 2016 Ian McCarthy of Front (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
73 January | February 2016 Responsible Coffee Estates Can Promote Sustainable Lifestyles for Farm Employees (pg. 18) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
73 January | February 2016 The Food Safety Modernization Act—Are you in compliance? (pg. 52) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
72 November | December 2015 12th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Propeller Coffee Co. and Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
72 November | December 2015 State of the Roastery—SCAA report reveals key finance and operating data (pg. 38) INDUSTRY NEWS General
71 September | October 2015 Beyond Bombs and Bloodshed—Restoring Yemen’s place in specialty coffee (pg. 22) ORIGIN General
71 September | October 2015 Cultivating Success—What agricultural genetic testing can mean for coffee (pg. 68) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
71 September | October 2015 Marketing Deconstructed—A guide for specialty coffee roasters and retailers (pg. 80) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
71 September | October 2015 Mike Ebert of Firedancer Coffee Consultants (pg. 92) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
71 September | October 2015 Quantifying the Impact of the Cup of Excellence—TechnoServe report details outcomes in Brazil and Honduras (pg. 54) INDUSTRY NEWS General
71 September | October 2015 Strength in Numbers—Collaboration is key to sustainable development (pg. 38) BEANS Sustainability
70 July | August 2015 Bridging the Digital Divide—Introducing modern business systems at origin in Latin America (pg. 22) ORIGIN General
70 July | August 2015 Climate Change and Arabica Production: 2050 (pg. 16) BEANS Sustainability
70 July | August 2015 David Shaub Stallings of Parlor Coffee, Passenger Coffee Roasters and the Collaborative Coffee Source (pg. 70) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
70 July | August 2015 Finding Beauty in the Blend—What’s the appeal for today’s specialty roasters? (pg. 42) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
70 July | August 2015 Is Ecuador Still Emerging?—Recent developments in the country’s coffee sector (pg. 56) ORIGIN General
69 May | June 2015 A Cupper’s Journey—Four stages of development (pg. 64) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
69 May | June 2015 A New Focus on Farm-Level Economics—Addressing the challenges facing coffee farmers in Rwanda and Burundi (pg. 24) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
69 May | June 2015 Andrew Timko of Blueprint Coffee (pg. 114) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
69 May | June 2015 Organic Acids Revisited—Another look at discoveries in coffee chemistry (pg. 96) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
69 May | June 2015 Storage Woes—The pros and cons of third-party warehousing (pg. 48) BEANS Transportation & Storage
69 May | June 2015 The Benefits of Membership—Coffee industry trade associations (pg. 82) INDUSTRY NEWS General
69 May | June 2015 The Branding of an Origin—How Colombia promotes Denominations of Origin (pg. 18) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
68 March | April 2015 A Study in Roast Levels—Comparing and contrasting two coffees roasted to five different levels (pg. 24) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
68 March | April 2015 Do You Taste What I Taste?—Improved communication around flavor is transforming the supply chain (pg. 58) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
68 March | April 2015 Picture Perfect—The Oregon Coffee Board’s 2014 photo awards (pg. 16) INDUSTRY NEWS General
68 March | April 2015 Steve Hawthorne of Hawthorne Coffee Roasters (pg. 68) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
68 March | April 2015 To Market, To Market—How the Kenyan coffee marketing system supports exceptional coffee (pg. 42) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
67 January | February 2015 A Gathering of Great Minds—Coffee scientists unite at ASIC (pg. 18) INDUSTRY NEWS General
67 January | February 2015 In Praise of Pen and Paper—Mastering the manual roast log (pg. 52) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
67 January | February 2015 Jared Linzmeier of Ruby Colorful Coffees (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
67 January | February 2015 La Nueva Generación Cafetera: A Photo Essay—Colombia’s future coffee growers head to camp (pg. 22) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
67 January | February 2015 The Color of Coffee—Using color analysis in quality control (pg. 38) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
66 November | December 2014 11th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Portola Coffee Lab and Reunion Island Coffee Roasters (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
66 November | December 2014 Roast City—A brief history of coffee roasting in Portland, Oregon (pg. 40) ROASTING Business | General
65 September | October 2014 Coffee Production in Myanmar—An exploratory visit reveals rich possibilities (pg. 64) ORIGIN General
65 September | October 2014 Colombia Celebrates the Art of Coffee (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
65 September | October 2014 Direct Trade or Fair Trade?—Let’s work together for the greater good (pg. 40) ORIGIN Relationship Building
65 September | October 2014 Neal Wilson of Wilson’s Coffee & Tea (pg. 76) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
65 September | October 2014 Three Faces of Feedback—What they are and why they matter (pg. 52) ROASTING Business | Basics
64 July | August 2014 Coffee Counts—Accounting and finance for coffee roasters (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Basics
64 July | August 2014 Fuel for Thought—The concept and imminent reality of producing fuel from coffee waste (pg. 52) BEANS Sustainability
64 July | August 2014 How to Be Cool—Cooling methods and their impact from roast to cup (pg. 38) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
64 July | August 2014 Isabela Raposeiras of Coffee Lab (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
64 July | August 2014 Lifting the Veil—Transparency takes precedence in Brazil’s Designation of Origin (pg. 18) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
63 May | June 2014 Joint Venture—Examining the risk, the reward, the reality of private labeling (pg. 90) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
63 May | June 2014 Lalo Perez Varona of Buna, Café Rico (pg. 102) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
63 May | June 2014 Matter of Appearance—What trademark infringement can mean for a brand (pg. 62) ROASTING Business | Basics
63 May | June 2014 Only the Essentials—Advances in coffee packaging equipment (pg. 78) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
63 May | June 2014 Serving the Community—The formation of Oregon’s first coffee board (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
63 May | June 2014 The Bitter End—Making a case for chlorogenic acid (pg. 24) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
62 March | April 2014 Force of Nature—Measuring water activity in high-end, specialty green coffee, part 2 of 2 (pg. 54) BEANS Production & Processing
62 March | April 2014 Paying the Price—How to manage profitability in a volatile commodity market (pg. 18) BEANS Contracts & Markets
62 March | April 2014 Rise of the Machine—Mechanized harvesting and quality (pg. 40) BEANS Production & Processing
62 March | April 2014 Will Frith of The New Black (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
61 January | February 2014 Hot Water—Measuring water activity in high-end, specialty green coffee, part 1 of 2 (pg. 38) BEANS Production & Processing
61 January | February 2014 Jen Apodaca of Blue Bottle Coffee (pg. 62) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
61 January | February 2014 Paging Through the Years—A decade of Roast (pg. 52) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
60 November | December 2013 10th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Pilot Coffee Roasters and Coda Coffee Company (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
60 November | December 2013 Shared Interest—Harnessing the power of collaboration (pg. 40) ORIGIN Relationship Building
59 September | October 2013 A Day in the Life of a Coffee Roaster—A photo essay (pg. 24) ROASTING Business | Basics
59 September | October 2013 Cocoa and Coffee—A cross-sensory exchange (pg. 40) ROASTING Science | Sensory
59 September | October 2013 Conveying Quality—Equipment spotlight: Conveyor systems for roasters (pg. 52) ROASTING Machines | Purchase
59 September | October 2013 Michael McSherry of Grinderman Coffee (pg. 76) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
59 September | October 2013 Points of Taste—Alternative cupping forms and standards (pg. 64) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
58 July | August 2013 A Vision for the Future—Why every company needs a plan for building a successful business (pg. 50) ROASTING Business | Basics
58 July | August 2013 Bean Counting—Business management for roasters (pg. 36) ROASTING Business | Basics
58 July | August 2013 Shawn Bigelow of Alterra Coffee Roasters (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
58 July | August 2013 Smoke in the Air—An update on emissions and air-quality regulations (pg. 22) BEANS Energy Efficiency & Emission Control
58 July | August 2013 The Roya Crisis—Why roasters need to engage now (pg. 18) ORIGIN General
57 May | June 2013 A Roaster Abroad—Teaching and learning from specialty roasters in China (pg. 20) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
57 May | June 2013 Exploring the Holy Grail—Geisha coffee, 10 years on (pg. 38) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
57 May | June 2013 Flavor, Magnified—Roasting strategies for espresso (pg. 52) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
57 May | June 2013 Jeff McArthur of Counter Culture Coffee (pg. 96) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
57 May | June 2013 Marching Forth—Battling the coffee berry borer in Hawaii (pg. 80) ORIGIN General
57 May | June 2013 Proposition 65—A wide-angle snapshot (pg. 94) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
57 May | June 2013 Talented Tasters, Please Apply—How to recruit and develop cuppers (pg. 24) ROASTING Business | Employees
57 May | June 2013 The Devil Is in the Details—Production control and inventory management (pg. 66) ROASTING Business | Basics
56 March | April 2013 Center of Innovation—Digging into Brazil’s Instituto Agronomico de Campinas (pg. 16) ORIGIN General
56 March | April 2013 Michael Kearby of Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea (pg. 64) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
56 March | April 2013 R-Certified Coffee—Plotting robusta on the specialty map (pg. 48) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
56 March | April 2013 Tending the Firebox—Roasting with wood (pg. 36) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
56 March | April 2013 The Power of Slow—Improving coffee quality by resisting the cult of speed (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | General
55 January | February 2013 Fighting the Good Fight—How to deal with dishonest competitors (pg. 52) ROASTING Business | Basics
55 January | February 2013 Importers and Roasters Add Southern Accent to Cup of Excellence (pg. 18) INDUSTRY NEWS General
55 January | February 2013 Steve Kirbach of Stumptown Coffee Roasters (pg. 62) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
55 January | February 2013 The Long Pipe—Transparency and the coffee supply chain (pg. 22) ORIGIN Relationship Building
55 January | February 2013 Unwinding the Sample Roasting Thread—How roasters manage quality in small doses (pg. 38) ROASTING Quality Control | Sample Roasting
54 November | December 2012 9th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Olympia Coffee Roasting and Gimme! Coffee (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
54 November | December 2012 Putting Your Best Face Forward—How to excel in customer service (pg. 40) ROASTING Business | Basics
53 September | October 2012 A Tale of Two Trips—Reflections on producing country trends (pg. 38) ORIGIN General
53 September | October 2012 Joshua Millman of Passion House Coffee Roasters (pg. 76) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
53 September | October 2012 Laying It on the Table—A look at the state of cupping (pg. 24) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
53 September | October 2012 Making the Grade—An exploration of the Q program (pg. 52) INDUSTRY NEWS General
52 July | August 2012 Are We Headed in the Right Direction?—The state of direct business (pg. 22) BEANS Contracts & Markets
52 July | August 2012 Crafting Collaboration—Learning from and growing with craft beer (pg. 38) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
52 July | August 2012 Making Taste—An essay on the philosophy of taste (pg. 52) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
52 July | August 2012 Rafael Batiz of Jones Coffee Roasters (pg. 68) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
52 July | August 2012 Samples from the Coffee Garden—The second annual Cupping Extravaganza (pg. 18) ORIGIN General
51 May | June 2012 A Well-Rounded Palate—A guide to the Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel (pg. 38) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
51 May | June 2012 Empowering Farmers in Nicaragua—Gold Mountain Coffee Growers helps producers raise quality levels and connect with roasters (pg. 20) ORIGIN Relationship Building
51 May | June 2012 Hunt Slade of Safehouse Coffee and Tea (pg. 96) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
51 May | June 2012 On a Mission for Change—Fair Trade USA’s new model and what it means for coffee growers worldwide (pg. 64) BEANS Certifications
51 May | June 2012 Reflections on Coffee’s Social Life—New and old ideas on coffee bars, social interaction and the “third place” (pg. 78) ROASTING Business | General
51 May | June 2012 Roasting Science—Looking closely at your curves (pg. 50) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
51 May | June 2012 The Chemistry of Brewing—How coffee transforms, from bean to brew (pg. 24) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
50 March | April 2012 Horn of Plenty—Biodynamic agriculture and coffee (pg. 40) BEANS Production & Processing
50 March | April 2012 Roast Magazine’s 2012 Roasting Industry Survey (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
50 March | April 2012 Russell Chisholm of Strange Coffee Company (pg. 62) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
50 March | April 2012 Through the Kaleidoscope—Changing perceptions of the Cup of Excellence (pg. 52) INDUSTRY NEWS General
49 January | February 2012 Flow Chart—How to plan an efficient layout in a small production plant (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
49 January | February 2012 Liz Roquet of Lizzy’s Fresh Coffee (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
49 January | February 2012 Recipe for Success—Collaborating with coffee producers in the Dominican Republic (pg. 18) ORIGIN Relationship Building
49 January | February 2012 The New Frontier—Specialty coffee’s emergence in China, India, the Middle East and Russia (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | General
49 January | February 2012 Yikes, Those Prices!—Creative coffee blending strategies to deal with higher prices (pg. 36) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
48 November | December 2011 8th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Bird Rock Coffee Roasters and Portland Roasting (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
48 November | December 2011 Find Your Niche—Six ways to boost your bottom line with target markets (pg. 34) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
47 September | October 2011 Ecuador Rising—Coffee from the center of the world (pg. 64) ORIGIN General
47 September | October 2011 Growing Knowledge in Guatemala’s Coffeeland (pg. 20) ORIGIN General
47 September | October 2011 Jim Cleaves of Dunkin’ Bs (pg. 72) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
47 September | October 2011 Market Analysis—Coffee markets may be ready for new highs (pg. 24) BEANS Contracts & Markets
47 September | October 2011 Stuck in the Middle—What everyone can learn from medium-sized roasters (pg. 38) ROASTING Business | General
47 September | October 2011 Thinking Out of the Box—Unique applications for coffee and roasting technology (pg. 50) ROASTING Business | General
46 July | August 2011 Adam Pesce of Reunion Island Coffee (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
46 July | August 2011 Espresso Evaluation—Truths, half-truths and myths from an Italian perspective (pg. 44) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
46 July | August 2011 Handling the Cherry—The risks and rewards of processing methods; origin case study: Hawaii (pg. 20) BEANS Production & Processing
46 July | August 2011 Lighter than Air—What air-quality engineering can tell us about coffee (pg. 32) ROASTING Science | Sensory
45 May | June 2011 Chris Wade of Coffee Bean International (pg. 94) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
45 May | June 2011 Coffee Nonprofit Aims to Improve Literacy Rates in Laos (pg. 20) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
45 May | June 2011 Lab Report—How to set up an in-house coffee lab for QC and training (pg. 70) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
45 May | June 2011 Passport to the Coffee Lands—Investing in productive origin travel (pg. 80) ORIGIN Relationship Building
45 May | June 2011 The Certification Conundrum—Are coffee certifications still important? (pg. 24) BEANS Certifications
45 May | June 2011 To Have and Have Not—The struggle with sample roasting (pg. 56) ROASTING Quality Control | Sample Roasting
45 May | June 2011 Unbottling the Aromas of Coffee—Improving sensory skills with Le Nez Du Café (pg. 40) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
44 March | April 2011 10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Roasting—Words of advice from seasoned roasters (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | Basics
44 March | April 2011 Bob Goldman of Allegro Coffee Company (pg. 58) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
44 March | April 2011 Deconstructing Decaf—Decaffeination processes explained (pg. 32) ROASTING Production Roasting | Caffeine
44 March | April 2011 International Recognition Propels Ka‘u into Coffee Spotlight (pg. 18) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
44 March | April 2011 The Art of the Blend—Channeling inspiration into the cup (pg. 20) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
43 January | February 2011 A Label Undeserved—Proposition 65 and coffee (pg. 34) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
43 January | February 2011 A Year After the Quake—Restoring Haiti’s coffee industry (pg. 18) ORIGIN General
43 January | February 2011 Bill Anstedt of Caribou Coffee (pg. 58) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
43 January | February 2011 Coffee Grading Analytics—Testing the tester (pg. 22) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
42 November | December 2010 7th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Conscious Coffees and Dillanos Coffee Roasters (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
42 November | December 2010 Saying Coffee—The naming revolution (pg. 36) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
41 September | October 2010 A Wholesale Success—How to set up a thriving wholesale sales business (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
41 September | October 2010 Coffee Conservation Award Winner 2010—Finca El Porvenir, El Salvador (pg. 58) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
41 September | October 2010 Ecuador (pg. 94) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
41 September | October 2010 Ezra Bennett of Alakef Coffee Roasters (pg. 72) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
41 September | October 2010 In Hot Pursuit—What every business owner needs to know before purchasing a coffee roaster (pg. 20) ROASTING Machines | Purchase
41 September | October 2010 Mighty Roasters of a Single Pound—Building a micro-roasting business (pg. 48) ROASTING Business | General
40 July | August 2010 Georgio Testani of Georgio’s Coffee Roasters (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
40 July | August 2010 Shepherding the Green—How importers work, and why roasters need them (pg. 36) BEANS Transportation & Storage
40 July | August 2010 Spirit of Invention—The many crafts of roasters (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | General
40 July | August 2010 The Points Principle—Two perspectives on how we evaluate coffee (pg. 20) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
39 May | June 2010 David Thompson of Dark City Coffee Company (pg. 92) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
39 May | June 2010 In Great Taste—The art and science of flavored coffee (pg. 34) ROASTING Business | Basics
39 May | June 2010 Java (pg. 118) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
39 May | June 2010 Machinery, Ingenuity, Discovery—A history of roasting equipment (pg. 78) ROASTING Machines | General
39 May | June 2010 Seeds of Change—The birth of a new coffee economy in Burundi (pg. 22) ORIGIN General
39 May | June 2010 The Coffee Triangle—Building cupping skills with triangulation (pg. 48) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
38 March | April 2010 Cupping Revisited—A primer for advanced coffee testing (pg. 20) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
38 March | April 2010 Delivering Your Brand with Every Cup—How to build an exceptional coffee culture (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
38 March | April 2010 Dennis Jackson of La Bohème Café (pg. 58) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
38 March | April 2010 Nicaragua’s Awakening—An analysis of terroir’s impact on coffee quality (pg. 44) ORIGIN General
37 January | February 2010 Bean Around the World—How roasters are responding to customer demands and changing tastes (pg. 43) ROASTING Business | Basics
37 January | February 2010 Edgar Munn of Blue Mountain Coffee (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
37 January | February 2010 Honduras (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
37 January | February 2010 Navigating the Fickle “C” Market—Options for protecting your margin (pg. 20) BEANS Contracts & Markets
37 January | February 2010 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is—Marketing super-premium and auction coffees (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
36 November | December 2009 6th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Kickapoo Coffee and Equator Coffees & Teas (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
36 November | December 2009 The Bean Belt—A broad look at coffee production worldwide (pg. 36) ORIGIN General
35 September | October 2009 A State of Flux—Ethiopia’s ECX and what it means for specialty coffee (pg. 58) BEANS Contracts & Markets
35 September | October 2009 Brazil (pg. 94) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
35 September | October 2009 Lesley Brandt of The Bean Cycle (pg. 72) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
35 September | October 2009 Logged In—How to use a roast log to improve your coffee and streamline your business (pg. 34) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
35 September | October 2009 Signed, Sealed, Delivered—A guide to green buying, part 2 (pg. 20) BEANS Contracts & Markets
35 September | October 2009 Stack Overflow—A no-loss stack can make your roastery more efficient (and keep your neighbors happy) (pg. 46) BEANS Energy Efficiency & Emission Control
34 July | August 2009 Carol McLaughlin of Gorilla Coffee (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
34 July | August 2009 Designer Coffee—How to enhance the character of single-origin coffees (pg. 32) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
34 July | August 2009 Kenya (pg. 70) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
34 July | August 2009 Signed, Sealed, Delivered—A guide to green buying, part 1 (pg. 20) BEANS Contracts & Markets
34 July | August 2009 Starting Fresh—A packaging primer (pg. 45) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
33 May | June 2009 Ad Infinitum—A gallery of coffee advertising (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
33 May | June 2009 Adding to the Team—How to hire, train and retain your next roaster (pg. 51) ROASTING Business | Employees
33 May | June 2009 Ethiopia (pg. 118) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
33 May | June 2009 Gerry Leary of the Unseen Bean (pg. 92) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
33 May | June 2009 More Than Just Hot Air—Make the most of fluid-bed roasting (pg. 39) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
33 May | June 2009 Roasting Through the Ages—Exploring the roots of American craft roasting (pg. 76) ROASTING Business | General
33 May | June 2009 The Heat Is On—A roaster’s guide to heat transfer (pg. 63) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
32 March | April 2009 Cherry Coffee Roasters (pg. 52) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
32 March | April 2009 Coffee Roaster Seasoning—Unraveling the mystery (pg. 20) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
32 March | April 2009 Crema of the Crop, Part II—Light vs. dark roasts (pg. 30) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
32 March | April 2009 Flores (pg. 70) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
32 March | April 2009 Stalling Staling—From the slippery slope of staling to the peak of fresh flavors (pg. 41) BEANS Transportation & Storage
31 January | February 2009 Burn It, Blend It, Ignore It—The balancing act of roasting through defects (pg. 20) ROASTING Production Roasting | Defects & Roasting
31 January | February 2009 Buy My Coffee—Notes from the fractal frontier of coffee marketing (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
31 January | February 2009 Costa Rica (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
31 January | February 2009 Gregory Stavroudis of Café Tal (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
31 January | February 2009 Taming Acidity—Strategies for espresso roasters (pg. 43) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
30 November | December 2008 5th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Coffee Klatch and PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. (pg. 24) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
30 November | December 2008 Roast Magazine’s 1st Annual Industry Survey (pg. 38) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
29 September | October 2008 India (pg. 94) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
29 September | October 2008 José René Martinez Onofre of JRené Coffee Roasters (pg. 68) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
29 September | October 2008 Playing It Safe—Food safety systems, audits and vendor certifications (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Basics
29 September | October 2008 Ready to Roast—From old-school artist to modern artisan (pg. 47) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
29 September | October 2008 Taking a Toll—What you need to know about contract roasting (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
29 September | October 2008 Under the Microscope: Tracing Coffee to Its Roots—Coffee adulteration and authentication (pg. 59) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
28 July | August 2008 Detecting Defects: Storage and Transportation Defects (. pg. 52) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
28 July | August 2008 Keeping It Real—Storing and preserving green coffee, part 2 of 2 (pg. 30) BEANS Transportation & Storage
28 July | August 2008 Puerto Rico (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
28 July | August 2008 The Brave World of Energy-Efficient Roasting—A generation of technologies saves energy and money (. pg. 20) BEANS Energy Efficiency & Emission Control
28 July | August 2008 Tina Muia of Carmel Valley Coffee Roasting (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
28 July | August 2008 Under the Microscope: The science of coffee aroma (pg. 43) ROASTING Science | Sensory
27 May | June 2008 Colleen Anunu of Gimme! Coffee (pg. 100) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
27 May | June 2008 Detecting Defects: Processing Part 2—Defects created in the dry mill (pg. 92) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
27 May | June 2008 For the Keeping—Storing and preserving green coffee, part 1 of 2 (pg. 24) BEANS Transportation & Storage
27 May | June 2008 Not So Random Sampling—How to sample roast for best results (pg. 38) ROASTING Quality Control | Sample Roasting
27 May | June 2008 Pondering the Path to Sustainable Premiums—Buying on the road less traveled (pg. 54) BEANS Contracts & Markets
27 May | June 2008 Suited to a T—A tea line might be a perfect fit for your roastery (pg. 68) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
27 May | June 2008 Thailand (pg. 126) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
27 May | June 2008 Under the Microscope: Coffee Roasting—A brief overview of chemical changes (pg. 81) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
26 March | April 2008 Blending for Italian Espresso, Part 2—A practical approach to blending (pg. 22) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
26 March | April 2008 Detecting Defects: Processing Part 1—Overferment/sour and stinker beans (2008, pg. 52) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
26 March | April 2008 Panama (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
26 March | April 2008 Salvador Sans of Cafés El Magnifico (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
26 March | April 2008 Some Assembly Desired—Refurbishing roasters means a love of labor (pg. 34) ROASTING Machines | General
26 March | April 2008 Under the Microscope: The Science of Browning Reactions (2008, pg. 43) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
25 January | February 2008 Blending for Italian Espresso, Part 1—Background and a rationale for blending (pg. 20) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
25 January | February 2008 Colombia (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
25 January | February 2008 Detecting Defects: Plants and Quakers (pg. 54) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
25 January | February 2008 Kentaro Maruyama of Maruyama Coffee (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
25 January | February 2008 The Secret Life of Beans—Green coffee’s trip from port to your door (pg. 34) BEANS Transportation & Storage
25 January | February 2008 Under the Microscope: Turning Up the Heat on Acrylamide (pg. 47) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
24 November | December 2007 4th Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Higher Ground Roasters and Zoka Coffee Roasters and Tea Co. (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
24 November | December 2007 A Family Album—Getting to the roots of coffee’s plant heritage (pg. 36) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
24 November | December 2007 Jeremy Raths of The Roastery, Inc. (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
24 November | December 2007 RoastBusters: Robusta and crema (pg. 64) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
23 September | October 2007 Cleaning Up in the Coffee Aisle—Making grocery store sales work for you (pg. 58) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
23 September | October 2007 Malawi (pg. 94) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
23 September | October 2007 Movin’ On Up ... Or Not—Do you need a bigger roaster? Or just a vacation? (pg. 34) ROASTING Machines | Purchase
23 September | October 2007 RoastBusters: Kicking the caffeine myth (pg. 72) ROASTING Production Roasting | Caffeine
23 September | October 2007 The Trouble with Micro-Lots?—The pros and cons of this macro-trend (pg. 46) BEANS Production & Processing
23 September | October 2007 Todd Weiler of Flying Goat Coffee (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
22 July | August 2007 Bottom Line on Packaging—Maximizing profit through labor efficiency (pg. 34) ROASTING Business | Basics
22 July | August 2007 Cracking the Phenol Code—Uncovering the mystery behind this taste defect (pg. 22) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
22 July | August 2007 Hawaii (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
22 July | August 2007 Rita Fox of RoZark Hills Coffee Roasterie, Inc. (pg. 58) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
22 July | August 2007 RoastBusters: Fridge, Freezer, Cupboard—Bean storage comparison (pg. 54) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
22 July | August 2007 The Job of Roasting—Ergonomics and safety in the roastery (pg. 45) ROASTING Business | Employees
21 May | June 2007 A Brave New World—Origin countries take on roasting (pg. 46) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
21 May | June 2007 Accounting for Taste—How we experience the flavor of coffee (pg. 34) ROASTING Science | Sensory
21 May | June 2007 Diary of a Grower: Identity Crisis (pg. 97) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
21 May | June 2007 Fire Fighters—Prevent your beans from going up in smoke (pg. 24) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
21 May | June 2007 Gaining Ground—What you should know about grinding coffee (pg. 58) ROASTING Quality Control | Serving
21 May | June 2007 Going Carbon Neutral—The next step along the path toward sustainable business (pg. 81) BEANS Sustainability
21 May | June 2007 Nicaragua (pg. 118) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
21 May | June 2007 Norman Killmon of The Roasterie (pg. 88) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
21 May | June 2007 Off the Shelf—Sell your coffee without selling out (pg. 69) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
21 May | June 2007 RoastBusters: 96 Hours—A tale of degassing (pg. 92) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
20 March | April 2007 Bringing Value to Your Coffee—The relationship between what coffee’s worth and what it costs (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Basics
20 March | April 2007 Diary of a Grower: Coffee is Humbling (pg. 64) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
20 March | April 2007 Fruity, Fermented and Everything in Between—How coffee processing affects your cup, part 2 of 2 (pg. 32) BEANS Production & Processing
20 March | April 2007 Heat Wave—The way heat transfers your beans from green to brown (pg. 44) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
20 March | April 2007 Michael Calabrese of Kobricks Coffee Company (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Roaster Profiles
20 March | April 2007 Sumatra (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
19 January | February 2007 Make Your Mark—Creating a successful signature blend (pg. 53) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
19 January | February 2007 Roasting in Good Time—Planning a production schedule (pg. 20) ROASTING Business | Basics
18 November | December 2006 3rd Annual Roaster of the Year Awards—Metropolis Coffee Company and Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, Inc. (pg. 22) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
18 November | December 2006 Roaster’s Dictionary (pg. 37) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
17 September | October 2006 Back to Basics—Customer service (pg. 88) ROASTING Business | Basics
17 September | October 2006 Blowing Smoke—Ways to clean up, reduce and recirculate roaster emissions (pg. 24) BEANS Energy Efficiency & Emission Control
17 September | October 2006 Broadway Café & Roastery (pg. 84) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
17 September | October 2006 Crema of the Crop—Creating crema with single-estate coffees (pg. 36) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
17 September | October 2006 Diary of a Grower: Meaningful Feedback, Meaningful Friendships (pg. 86) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
17 September | October 2006 Not Swallowing Their Pride—Smallholders in Papua New Guinea fight for coffee rights (pg. 50) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
17 September | October 2006 Wired for Roast: Exercising Control—Understanding profile roasting systems (pg. 65) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
16 July | August 2006 Blending the Rules—The art and science of combining coffees (pg. 22) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
16 July | August 2006 Burundi (pg. 86) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
16 July | August 2006 Diary of a Grower: From One Grower to Another (pg. 74) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
16 July | August 2006 Honduras Coffee Company (pg. 72) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
16 July | August 2006 New Emission Standards for Puget Sound (pg. 18) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
16 July | August 2006 Sample Roasting for Quality Control—Tips from the green side (pg. 35) ROASTING Quality Control | Sample Roasting
16 July | August 2006 The Virtual Marketplace—Internet auctions provide a platform for the future (pg. 47) BEANS Contracts & Markets
16 July | August 2006 Wired for Roast: Pack Your Bags—A trip into the future of coffee packaging (pg. 61) ROASTING Quality Control | Packaging & Degassing
15 May | June 2006 Back to Basics—Bowling and cupping (pg. 68) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
15 May | June 2006 El Salvador (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
15 May | June 2006 Electric City Roasting Company (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
15 May | June 2006 Neither Rain Nor Snow Nor Gloom of Night—Getting your coffee where it needs to go (pg. 47) ROASTING Business | General
15 May | June 2006 Republic of Coffee—The Dominican Republic takes a long, hard look at its coffee (pg. 35) ORIGIN General
14 March | April 2006 Back to Basics—Intensity, accuracy and fluidity (pg. 98) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
14 March | April 2006 Detecting Defects & Celebrating Gems—The search for the perfect green bean (pg. 41) BEANS Green Coffee Defects
14 March | April 2006 Diary of a Grower: Work Hard and Play Harder (pg. 96) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
14 March | April 2006 Estate Coffees—A new take on origin promotion (pg. 22) ORIGIN Marketing & Promotion
14 March | April 2006 Haiti (pg. 114) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
14 March | April 2006 Keeping a High Profile—Create consistent, reliable roasts with profile roasting (pg. 26) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
14 March | April 2006 Maui Oma Coffee Roasting (pg. 94) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
14 March | April 2006 Ready for Robustas?—What robustas have to offer the specialty coffee industry (pg. 55) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
14 March | April 2006 The Information Exchange—International roasting internships cross cultures, build futures (pg. 65) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
14 March | April 2006 Wired for Roast: Fine Grinds to Good Brews—Technology goes to the beans (pg. 74) ROASTING Quality Control | Serving
13 January | February 2006 Banking Your Green—Proper storage and handling of green beans (pg. 33) BEANS Transportation & Storage
13 January | February 2006 Diary of a Grower: Sustainability & the Sheep Experiment (pg. 56) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
13 January | February 2006 For the Love of Peaberry—Double your flavor with this rare delicacy (pg. 22) ROASTING Production Roasting | Blending, Single Origin & Varieties
13 January | February 2006 JJ Bean House of Coffee (pg. 54) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
13 January | February 2006 The Mini “C”—Embracing this new coffee contract (pg. 16) BEANS Contracts & Markets
13 January | February 2006 Wired for Roast: Exploring coffee technology at origin (pg. 42) ORIGIN General
12 November | December 2005 2nd Annual Roaster of the Year Award—Stumptown Coffee Roasters (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
12 November | December 2005 Coffee Trends Report (pg. 35) INDUSTRY NEWS General
11 September | October 2005 Australia (pg. 92) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
11 September | October 2005 Coffee Collectives—Roasters unite for quality relationships and coffee (pg. 24) ORIGIN Relationship Building
11 September | October 2005 Coffee Markets—Today’s imbalance in global supply and demand (pg. 16) BEANS Contracts & Markets
11 September | October 2005 Diary of a Roastery: The coffee education journey continues (pg. 80) ROASTING Business | Training & Collaboration
11 September | October 2005 History Lesson—How roasters are preserving their cultural heritage through coffee (pg. 69) ROASTING Business | General
11 September | October 2005 Leaving the Dark Side—The forgotten art of light roasting (pg. 41) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
11 September | October 2005 Phoenix Coffee Company (pg. 78) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
11 September | October 2005 Ruling the Roast: Get Up to Speed—The buzz on roasting decaf (pg. 51) ROASTING Production Roasting | Caffeine
10 July | August 2005 Carolina Coffee Roasting Co. (pg. 62) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
10 July | August 2005 Cultivating Taste—Coffee growing 101 (pg. 35) BEANS Horticulture & Varieties
10 July | August 2005 Diary of a Grower: From Gold to Oro—Exporting the bean (pg. 64) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
10 July | August 2005 Don’t Be Dense: Density as a Quality Parameter—Get a grip on this cheap and easy measuring device (pg. 22) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
10 July | August 2005 East Timor (pg. 76) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
10 July | August 2005 Gold Record—Cosecha de Oro is a hit for Costa Rica (pg. 45) INDUSTRY NEWS General
10 July | August 2005 Ruling the Roast: Roast Right the First Time—How to prevent inconsistencies, deficiencies and errors (pg. 55) ROASTING Production Roasting | Defects & Roasting
9 May | June 2005 Alchemy in the Roasting Lab—The discovery of organic acids, part 2 of 2 (pg. 34) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
9 May | June 2005 Bolivia (pg. 76) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
9 May | June 2005 Diary of a Grower: Fruits of the Harvest (pg. 68) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
9 May | June 2005 Gillies Coffee Co. (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
9 May | June 2005 Grounds Maintenance—Care and feeding of your roasting equipment (pg. 47) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
9 May | June 2005 Ruling the Roast: Reflections on roasting fundamentals (pg. 57) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
9 May | June 2005 Setting Up a One-Roaster Plant—Everything you need to know to create your own production facility (pg. 22) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
8 March | April 2005 Alchemy in the Roasting Lab—The discovery of organic acids, part 1 of 2 (pg. 30) ROASTING Science | Chemistry
8 March | April 2005 Café Femenino—Empowering women, strengthening the coffee industry (pg. 42) ORIGIN Nonprofits at Origin
8 March | April 2005 China (pg. 110) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
8 March | April 2005 Diary of a Grower: Growing Up in Coffee (pg. 98) ORIGIN Farmers & Farmworkers
8 March | April 2005 Diary of a Roastery: Roaster Maintenance 101 (pg. 96) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
8 March | April 2005 Moka Joe Coffee (pg. 94) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
8 March | April 2005 Roast by Number—A clear picture of the Agtron/SCAA roast classification color tiles (pg. 65) ROASTING Production Roasting | Tools & Techniques
8 March | April 2005 Ruling the Roast: Ethiopia, the cradle of coffee (pg. 75) ORIGIN General
8 March | April 2005 Taking Control—PID settings and roasting controls (pg. 53) ROASTING Production Roasting | Profiling
7 January | February 2005 Café Mystique (pg. 58) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
7 January | February 2005 Caffeine Control—Managing the speed of the bean (pg. 22) ROASTING Production Roasting | Caffeine
7 January | February 2005 Daunted by Equipment Distribution?—Clearing the path through the myths and musts (pg. 40) ROASTING Business | General
7 January | February 2005 Leasing 101 for Roasters—Get the most out of your rental agreement (pg. 32) ROASTING Business | Roastery Location & Setup
7 January | February 2005 Mexico (pg. 66) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
7 January | February 2005 Ruling the Roast—Cupping for flavor vs. defects (pg. 51) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
7 January | February 2005 The Trees and the Bees—How biodiversity increases coffee yield (pg. 16) BEANS Sustainability
6 November | December 2004 1st Annual Roaster of the Year Award—Counter Culture Coffee (pg. 18) INDUSTRY NEWS Roast Exclusives
6 November | December 2004 Seal of Approval: A Certification Primer—In-depth breakdown of certifications including Bird Friendly, Fair Trade, Organic, Rainforest Alliance and Utz Kapeh (pg. 26) BEANS Certifications
5 September | October 2004 Cedarburg Coffee Roastery (pg. 66) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
5 September | October 2004 Craft of Cupping—The art and science of the silver spoon, including a cupping form, evaluation form, cupping vocabulary and glossary (pg. 24) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
5 September | October 2004 Details of Discovery—Creating the Cup of Excellence (pg. 41) INDUSTRY NEWS General
5 September | October 2004 Diary of a Roastery: The year grows old (pg. 68) ROASTING Business | Basics
5 September | October 2004 Dominican Republic (pg. 78) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
5 September | October 2004 From Carafe to Cup—What specialty coffee can learn from wine (pg. 50) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
5 September | October 2004 Ruling the Roast—The struggle with sample roasting (pg. 59) ROASTING Quality Control | Sample Roasting
4 July | August 2004 A Brand New Bag—Packaging advances offer more marketing options for your beans (pg. 40) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
4 July | August 2004 Arbuckle Coffee Roasters (pg. 54) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
4 July | August 2004 Cameroon (pg. 62) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
4 July | August 2004 Diary of a Roastery: The fine art of spitting (pg. 56) ROASTING Quality Control | Cupping & Sensory Evaluation
4 July | August 2004 Growing Your Client Base—How to cultivate the right customers for you (pg. 48) ROASTING Business | Basics
4 July | August 2004 Ruling the Roast: Lighten Up—Create the perfect light roast (pg. 31) ROASTING Production Roasting | Roast Levels
3 May | June 2004 2003 Coffee Auction Round-Up (pg. 20) INDUSTRY NEWS General
3 May | June 2004 A Roaster by Any Other Name—The importance of proper roasting titles (pg. 24) ROASTING Business | Employees
3 May | June 2004 Across the Great Divide—The Roasters Guild Guatemala trip bridges the gap between roasters and growers (pg. 48) ORIGIN Relationship Building
3 May | June 2004 Ashlawn Farm Coffee (pg. 56) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
3 May | June 2004 Delivering the Goods—Is allied distribution right for your roastery? (pg. 40) ROASTING Business | General
3 May | June 2004 Diary of a Roastery: Trial by fire (pg. 54) ROASTING Machines | Maintenance & Fire Prevention
3 May | June 2004 Papua New Guinea (pg. 62) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
3 May | June 2004 Ruling the Roast: Get It Right the First Time—How to prevent roasting defects and taints (pg. 33) ROASTING Production Roasting | Defects & Roasting
2 March | April 2004 Clear the Air—Removing the myths of emission control (pg. 33) BEANS Energy Efficiency & Emission Control
2 March | April 2004 Diary of a Roastery: A “bargain” of a roaster (pg. 58) ROASTING Machines | Purchase
2 March | April 2004 Little River Roasting Company (pg. 60) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
2 March | April 2004 Reviving Rwanda—From café ordinaire to café extraordinaire (pg. 40) ORIGIN General
2 March | April 2004 Ruling the Roast: The Naked Bean—Get the most from your green beans (pg. 18) ROASTING Production Roasting | General
2 March | April 2004 Tanzania (pg. 74) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
2 March | April 2004 The Rise of the Machines—Outlining roasting equipment options (pg. 50) ROASTING Machines | Purchase
1 January | February 2004 Above and Beyond—Taking grower relationships to a new level (pg. 16) ORIGIN Relationship Building
1 January | February 2004 Bioterrorism Registration (pg. 15) INDUSTRY NEWS Rules & Regulations
1 January | February 2004 Diary of a Roastery: Tales of a prospective coffee roaster (pg. 46) ROASTING Business | Basics
1 January | February 2004 Going the Extra Mile—The relationship between roaster and retailers (pg. 23) ROASTING Business | Basics
1 January | February 2004 Nurturing the Neighborhood—Using the regional market to grow your business (pg. 35) ROASTING Business | Sales & Promotion
1 January | February 2004 Peru (pg. 50) ORIGIN Origin Profiles
1 January | February 2004 Raven’s Brew (pg. 44) WHO'S WHO Business Profiles
1 January | February 2004 The Roasters Guild—Keep the flame burning through education and accreditation (pg. 29) INDUSTRY NEWS General
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