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A Roaster's Guide to Preventative Machine Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is a non-negotiable for coffee roasters, but for many, it is pure overwhelm. To lend you some practical help in this, we teamed up with Liz Bishop, roast technician…

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Roastery

Interview with Wisnu Aji of Indonesia

Recently, Susiana Wijaya spent some time to speak with Wisnu Aji of Indonesia who placed 3rd at the recent World Coffee Roasting Championships in Milan. Read the full interview below!

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Cafe

Managing and Adding Users in Cropster Cafe

Cropster Cafe was built to benefit your entire staff, from cafe management and owners, to trainers and head baristas, to baristas working a few shifts each week. Cropster’s user permissions give​​ you…

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Cafe

Create and Manage Recipes with Cropster Cafe

If you are a roastery or if you manage cafes, you put a lot of thought into your extraction parameters. Sharing those recipes to your cafes and wholesale accounts can be cumbersome. Cropster Cafe…

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Roastery   -   Quality Control / Cupping   -   Cafe

Managing Quality Assurance and Quality Control

From the roastery to the cafe, effective Quality Assurance and Quality Control protocols are essential when producing quality coffee consistently.

 

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Roastery

2022 World Coffee Roasting Competition

Cropster was so happy to be back, in-person, supporting and sponsoring the 2022 World Coffee Roasting Championships in Milan. We are sharing a closer look at the winners' profiles for all the top…

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Cafe

Recipes and Brew Logging

Recipes are the cornerstone of a coffee retail business. One of the major challenges of many retailers is ensuring that the coffee tastes consistent from batch to batch, day to day, and week to week,…

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Roastery

Back to Basics: What is a Profile?

At Cropster, we’re always looking for ways to improve your experience with our software. To make managing profiles more efficient, to simplify organizing your data, and to accommodate improvements to…

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Commerce / Selling

Launching and Boosting Your Wholesale Program: Part 2

The key to a successful wholesale program is ultimately acquiring new customers. Where do you find customers? How do you identify new businesses in your marketplace? What’s the best way to meet cafe…

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Commerce / Selling

Launching and Boosting Your Wholesale Program: Part 1

For many coffee roasters, a vibrant wholesale program drives a significant amount of revenue for their business. There are some coffee roasting companies that are strictly business to business (b2b)…

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