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How to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 19, 2020

How to deal with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

These are uncertain times for many individuals and businesses alike. But we can all come out of this situation stronger and wiser. Businesses should optimize their operations, pivot if necessary. Coffee professionals should learn how to future-proof themselves. Here's how we think you can get through this period and emerge stronger than before.
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A beautiful coffee: collaborating to roast for good

Feb 26, 2020

A beautiful coffee: collaborating to roast for good

We came up with a plan to help coffee farmers achieve better profitability and sustainability for their farms. Starting with Mexico, here is a full breakdown of our action plan to raise funds to help them. We will update this page regularly with monthly transparency reports so you can see how the funds are being used to support these farmers.
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3 things you need to know about Mexican coffee

Feb 12, 2020

3 things you need to know about Mexican coffee

This year, we went on our first origin trip to Mexico. We visited a number of farms, made some new friends and of course tasted some delicious coffees. Beyond that, we also learnt a great deal about the coffee scene there. Some of it absolutely shattered our hearts and we felt we had to share it with you. Here is the top 3 things you need to know about Mexican coffee.
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What would you like to see in 2020?

Jan 15, 2020

What would you like to see in 2020?

We've got a number of ideas for improving Compound Coffee this year. But first, we'd like to find out what you think and would like to see happen in 2020. What are your priorities and goals this year? Let us know in the comments.
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What is the best way to roast coffee for different waters?

Dec 12, 2019

What is the best way to roast coffee for different waters?

We've all experienced it, we taste a delicious coffee, we buy the beans home, brew it and it doesn't taste the same. Is water the culprit? How should roasters respond to different waters used by their customers?
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Challenge: Can you roast a coffee darker on the inside?

Nov 28, 2019

Challenge: Can you roast a coffee darker on the inside?

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We recently held a quick poll on social media. Can you roast the inside of a coffee darker than the outside? 60% voted yes while 40% voted no. Then we asked if you can grill the inside of a steak darker than the outside. 27% voted yes while 78% voted no. Why the difference? What's the answer? Read more to find out.
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How to pre-heat your coffee roaster

Nov 20, 2019

How to pre-heat your coffee roaster

How does your pre-heating routine compare with other coffee roasters? Let's explore some of the pre-heating best practices we've learned from other amazing roasters and compare them with our own pre-heating routine.
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How to choose green coffee for espresso coffee

Nov 14, 2019

How to choose green coffee for espresso coffee

There is one major component to keep an eye out for when sourcing green coffee for espresso. a)Flavour, b)Sweetness, c)Acidity, d)Body, e)Aroma. Which is the correct answer?
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How to choose green coffee for filter coffee

Nov 7, 2019

How to choose green coffee for filter coffee

Choosing the right green coffee for your filter offerings can be very tricky due to a number of factors affecting the cup you're tasting. Here are some of the things that we like to look out for on the cupping table when we are sourcing for filter coffees.
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Why you need to care about coffee roasting in 2019

Aug 25, 2019

Why you need to care about coffee roasting in 2019

Coffee Roasting is going to take over the world of specialty coffee. If you want to truly differentiate your coffee brand, then you need to start roasting your own coffee. Don't worry, we'll show you exactly how to get started and everything you need to become an elite coffee roaster. Those who choose not to go with the trend will eventually get left behind.
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Should you use a fine grind for cupping?

Jun 20, 2019

Should you use a fine grind for cupping?

Do you cup your coffees with a coarse or fine grind size? This week we dive into the effects of using a coarse vs fine grind for cupping and evaluate which is better.
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Roaster's most important part of cupping coffee

Jun 19, 2019

Roaster's most important part of cupping coffee

We're starting a weekly video series where we give out tips and tricks on roasting. For our first topic, we'll be touching on the most important part of cupping coffee. Every coffee roaster must know this! Remember to subscribe to us for updates and notifications every time we release a new video. 
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