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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   -   Blog posts

How does altitude affect the dynamics of coffee roasting and ultimately influence quality?

This was the question that Joe Marrocco brought to Cropster last year. Joe has been in specialty coffee for several years in nearly every capacity imaginable and has long heard the concerns of people…

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New releases

Besca Airflow Control and Replay

We're thrilled to announce that in cooperation with Besca we have developed and released airflow control semi-automation for roasters using Besca’s range of automated roasting machines.

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Blog posts

Exploring Roast Profiles For Cold Brew

Our recent webinar in Spanish with Nancy Cordoba was eye-opening and brought a lot of new ideas on creating roast profiles for Cold Brew. Nancy Cordoba conducted a study at the Universidad de la…

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Origin   -   Quality Control / Cupping   -   Supply Chain   -   Blog posts

Customer Success Story: Falcon Coffees Peru

Peru is a thriving origin. So, it’s no secret that UK-based Falcon Coffees has set-up an entire origin operation in Peru. Simon Brown is Falcon’s country manager in Peru and is leading this initiative…

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New releases

Harvest Report

Cropster Origin has never been more accessible and user-friendly than now. The best part is that it's only getting better! Our latest update introduces the Harvest Report, which helps Origin users…

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New releases

Roasted components: get a simple answer to a difficult inventory question

What is a roasted component? A roasted component is the building block of a final coffee product, e.g. your house blend. You may have 2-3 or more components in your house blend e.g. Brazil #1,…

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Roastery   -   Blog posts

Using Rate of Rise to your Advantage in a Production Setting

Anne Cooper recently joined us to share her expertise around “Using Rate of Rise to your Advantage in a Production Setting.” The information in this article comes from this webinar and Anne’s…

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Origin   -   Blog posts

Customer Success Story: Fazenda Venturim

Lucas Venturim and his brother Isaac are fifth generation coffee producers in Espírito Santo, Brazil, which is the second largest coffee producing state in Brazil. In 2007, the Venturim’s began an…

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Webinar with Tetecoloh Cafe

Recently, our team co-hosted a webinar with Roberto Guerra from Tetecoloh Café on roastery workflows in 2021. We talked about how Tetecoloh operated its roastery during the pandemic and how the…

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