2012, SCAE’s World of Coffee Vienna. Based on an initiative of Sweden’s renown roast trainer Filip Akerblom and companions the World Coffee Roasting Championship (WCRC) first entered the stage with ambitions to become an official World of Coffee event. Successfully, as it turned out. Back then the WCRC that we now know was still called World Coffee Roasting Competition (rather […]
The World Coffee Roasting Competition in Gothenburg is in full swing and we thought we would share some of the action with you, as many of us are not around to watch the Roast Competition in real time. The champions completed their second day of roasts with their selected coffees and are now giving […]
Roasting back to back? Want to plan your roasting day ahead? Cropster makes roast production scheduling very easy.
Efficient, complete, integrated.
Scheduling your roasting day needs to be efficient and cover all the key production info. We have reworked scheduling in Cropster and now provide fast access to schedules from the top menu. From there, simply assign the production date […]Continue Reading →
Cropster has released this month new functionality for managing relationships across the supply chain. In the navigation, the ‘Contacts’ tab was changed to ‘Relationships’. This better reflects its functionality as it manages all your trade relationships in one list.
Easily View those Lots
Once in the Relationships […]Continue Reading →
Roasting Intelligence 3.0 now goes beyond temperatures and RoR! The new RI captures and graphs gas pressure, drum pressure, drum speed and other pressure, rotational or speed parameters. Check it out:
Depending on your roast machine and hardware setup, you can now enable gas and speed readings, both as hard values and as graph […]Continue Reading →
Cropster’s Roast Ranger assigns your predefined goals and ranges of parameters to roast profiles. It then checks against them and sends you reports so you stay on top of which roasts don’t meet your criteria.
Now we have made Roast Ranger even smarter! Check it out:
Integrates into Roasting Intelligence (RI) New consistency checkers: Baking, flatlining, […]Continue Reading →
Many roasters take samples of their roasted coffee batches to keep as retain sample or for cupping. Cropster has extended its printing functionalities in the RI roasting software to make it much easier to print labels for marking roast samples or bins.
Label printing – What has changed?
The RI already allowed to print roast batch information on […]Continue Reading →
What has changed?
Backed up by the data from previous years on the stability of thermocouple readings we are now confident enough to update the smoothing algorithm that is used to draw the RoR.
How do the changes take effect?
The change will improve the sensitivity of the RoR and make it react faster to […]Continue Reading →
This is for all the roasting lovers who cannot be in Rimini. The finals are on. Competitors are dialling in their perfect roasts. They will let the coffee rest till tomorrow and hand over their best batch to the judges. This pages lists all roasts from the finals. If you want, you can also check out the roast […]Continue Reading →
Day 1 has started. It is practice time on the world coffee roasting championship. The competitors have the chance to test the green coffee and get used to the machines and Cropster software. People are roasting on a new Giesen W6 machine which integrates directly with Cropster Roasting Intelligence. In contrast to last year only 1 green coffee […]Continue Reading →