Complete quality control

Quality control for small farms up to enterprise labs

With accurate sample registration, green grading, sample roasting and cupping, Cropster Lab delivers a complete base for your sourcing decisions. A cupping app and efficient interface help you streamline your whole lab and collect information in a single place. This information can also be integrated with an ERP system in larger businesses if needed.

Sample roasting
Streamline your lab and sample roasting
  • Compare and control sample roasting processes
  • Schedule non-blind, blind or double-blind cupping sessions and set them up with easy labelling
  • Analyze and compare with comprehensive reporting
  • Integrate with existing systems via a simple API
  • Define your own criteria to identify samples that need attention

Cropster Lab makes sample roasting, cupping, comparing and analyzing simpler for you. Best practice workflows are built-in and customizable. Roasting Intelligence makes tracking sample roasts and finding the best profile easy. 

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We use Cropster to record each roast that we do. We like the consistency we’re able to achieve with each roast using Cropster. We use it to record every cupping that we do. It’s really handy to go back and see what we scored a coffee from last year.

Courtney Snowden
Ozone Coffee
Sample tracking
A simple way to manage and track samples
  • Register all sample information quickly and accurately
  • Manage samples through the full contract
  • Complete green grading, cupping and acceptance processes easily
  • Capture full physical information including moisture and water activity
  • Access data whenever and wherever you are via your mobile device

With Cropster Lab, registering and managing samples through the full contract is quick and accurate. It delivers an overview of your samples, suppliers, physical information, etc. Plus, importing, editing and sharing large numbers of samples is easy.

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Cupping
Make cupping and evaluation even easier with Cropster Cup
  • Integrate cupping results with samples automatically
  • Compare coffees and add flavor descriptors
  • Trace quality back to original samples and track samples through the lab
  • Use multiple, customizable or industry standard cupping sheets
  • Cup in real time with your iPad, iPhone, Android device or laptop

Cup in real time using Cropster Cup in your lab and across your business. Cup runs on any smartphone or tablet and is fully integrated with your Cropster account. Task-specific and custom cupping sheets make it simple to use. Plus, you can invite people to join your cupping session in a few clicks. 

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Reporting and analysis
Comprehensive reporting and analysis for your QC
  • Report on every aspect of your quality control, coffee and processes from origin to cafe
  • Define your own criteria to identify samples that need attention
  • Analyze and compare with extensive reports
  • Quickly and accurately import and export all key coffee data
  • Integrate with data in your existing systems via a simple API

With Cropster Lab you can collect critical data of your green coffees and access simple overviews with ease. In addition, you can dig into the details and compare any sample to see if it performs as expected. Get access to customizable reports and analysis based on the criteria that is important to you and your business.

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Smart labels
Enter coffee data once and re-use it.
That's SLIC - Secure Linked Coffee
  • SLIC labels are accurate. No need to re-enter data.
  • SLIC is simple. Print on any label machine and attach to any sample bag.
  • SLIC labels are easy-to-use. The QR-code can be read with any smart device.
  • SLIC is secure. You control exactly what information is and is not shared.
  • SLIC is free to share. Your partners do not need Cropster to use it.

Cropster Lab features SLIC: a simple way to make life in the lab and across your supply chain easier. SLIC helps you create information rich, custom branded, accurate and traceable labels for your samples. The information they contain can be easily imported into Cropster or any other system in a standardized format. That's SLIC!

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Professional Support
We've got your back
  • Onboarding support to get you up and running quickly
  • Online help desk to look up support articles at any time
  • Submit a ticket to get personal support and expert help
  • Extensive manuals, webinars and training to help you and your business grow
  • Complete management tools to support one person shops or large teams

We get it. You are running a business, things need to 'just work'. Real support starts with a guarantee that you'll get a timely answer from a partner who will stay with you until your challenge is resolved. That's why we include personal support for everything we do. We'll listen, follow up and track your needs until they're met.

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