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March | April 2018

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General Manager for Black Powder Roasting Co. in Mooresville, North Carolina. Candidate needs to be organized and detail oriented, a self-starter, and exhibit excellent communication skills. Passion for quality control, cupping and educating others is a must. Experience roasting coffee a plus. Some relocation fees compensated upon hire. Forward cover letter and résumé to

Roastery Director. Parks Coffee is expanding with a new roasting facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and we seek an experienced roastery director to join our team. Duties include managing roasting standards, blend and menu development, cupping, and interaction with trainings and tastings. To learn more and apply, visit


Craft coffee roastery and shop for sale in Texas. Established brand with extensive wholesale client list, top of the line equipment, and perfect online reviews. Multiple revenue streams with efficient systems and experienced staff.  Profitable and full of growth potential. Contact for details.

Popular coffee shop and roastery in Panajachel, Guatemala. High-ranking on TripAdvisor, all guide books and internet travel sites. 18 years direct trade. Renowned worldwide as a trusted, solid brand. Great numbers, turnkey, relocatable. $160,000 includes training and all accounts. Find more information at, or contact

Organic Roasting Company. Organic coffee roasting company for sale in St. Augustine, Florida. Trademarked brand. Established wholesale clients including large music venue. Equipment includes 3-kilo San Franciscan roaster and cold-brew production/kegerators, etc. $60,000. For inquiries, please contact Joey at 904.460.6068.


The Chain Collaborative provides support for projects in the coffee lands through collaboration and partnership. There are many amazing projects at origin and likewise there are many amazing coffee lovers looking to make a difference. We believe projects will only be stronger, more sustainable, and more responsive to real needs of coffee communities with collaborative support from all players in the supply chain. How do we do it? We provide developmental support to NGOs and nonprofits in coffee-growing regions. We connect coffee companies to projects they can directly support at origin. We offer monitoring and evaluation of existing projects at origin. We consult with all partners to make projects more sustainable and responsive to the needs of the beneficiaries. We build industry solidarity to pull resources together in creative, collaborative ways. We raise awareness in the coffee industry about sustainability and the supply chain. And we drink lots of coffee.  If you want to collaborate with us or be a part of our team, contact


Vintage 1928 8-kilo GOTHOT “Sultan Model” Roaster. Completely restored, this rare roaster comes complete with original cast-iron drum and digital temperature probes, plus upgraded newer technology including a low-NOx ring burner for roast adjustability and consistency. Option to computer-enable for automated roast profiles and storage. Beautiful chrome-wrapped, cast-iron drum, ornate cast-iron flywheel, and spinning cooling tray. Restoration by CoffeeTec in California; records available. Watch it in action at Used only once since restoration (to shoot the YouTube demonstration). Located in Las Vegas, roaster is crated on a pallet with drive-up access. $29,999. For more information, contact Russ at 201.454.2025,


2011 Probatino. Lightly used. Set up for propane. Comes with cyclone. Located in North Carolina. $12,000 or best offer. Call 727.643.3126 for more information, or email



Cup For Education is a non-profit organization designed to help poor rural coffee communities of Central and Latin America build schools within their communities and assist in providing them with teachers and the basic tools needed to educate the future generations of coffee farmers. Cup for Education sponsors a teacher for the Solidarity School in the community of Los Alpes in Jinotega, Nicaragua. Entering its second year, Karen Gordon, president and founder of CFE, says, “We are pleased to have raised enough funds to enable us to sponsor the teacher again for the school. The additional teacher allows this community to send children to school to further their education by another grade level.” For more information, go to or call 800.458.2233.

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