The price of coffee reflects a combination of quality, quantity and origin. Cropster Origin helps you monitor your qualities and quantities. Create comprehensive information for your coffee, and share it with potential buyers.
Cropster Origin is for coffee producers and producer organizations interested in better information management. It is tailored for institutions that need to communicate coffee lot quality internally among members of the institution and externally with buyers.
The management of crops and their quality is very expensive. However, it is valuable information that helps people find issues. It is also information that customers expect in speciality sector. Cropster Origin helps deliver that data.
Cropster creates comprehensive, standardized lot reports for sharing. Share your coffee insights with producers within your organization or with those that work on your farm. Send links or PDF reports that detail coffee lot quality and amounts available.
Consistency in sample roasting makes cuppings comparable. Connect Cropster’s Roasting Intelligence to display Bean temperature for up to a 4 barrel sample roaster from one computer. Use reference curves, Rate-of-Rise curves, and analysis tools to create replicable sample roasts.
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We manage an extensive 101 and help base which you will find following the “Help” button in your Cropster account. Also, we offer free skype trainings particularly during the trial period to help you get started with all the functionalities. Of course, also after the trial we are anytime there to answer your questions.
After placing an order we will get in touch with you within one business day. We will provide you with the necessary hardware and help you set up your roaster to connect it to Cropster. Your 30 day trial starts when you are all set up to work with Cropster. Not earlier.
When you place an order a Cropster staff member will get in touch with you. He or she is your personal contact and provides you with all the information you need for a quick and easy setup. We will send you detailed manuals and stand by via email or phone should you have any questions.
Cropster runs in Windows, Mac and Linux environment. The web platform can be accessed through any web browser.
Cropster works on any drum roaster or barrel sample roaster. The Cropster data bridge (RI box) connects to the temperature sensors of your roast machine (both ungrounded thermocouples of types K, J, T, E or RTD Pt-100/PT-1000 probes).
Yes. You can export most data directly from your Cropster account as a csv file.
All data is written to multiple disks instantly, backed up daily, and stored in multiple locations. The data is stored on our own servers to which only authorized personnel has access.
Yes. Cropster has an API that provides information around green lots and roast batches including roast parameters and other key information.
Cropster provides many reports that let you export data as excel or pdf file. Among these are inventory (by green lot and location), roast output (by profile or green lot), quality results and many more.
Whenever your data is in transit between you and us, everything is encrypted, and sent using HTTPS. The same standard that banks use.
We try to make data input as easy as possible. Roast monitoring, storing, organization and inventory adjustment happen automatically. Green coffee needs to be put in manually, but there are bulk features that make your life easy. Bulk cupping features make it easy to tie quality results to your roasts and green coffee.
Yes. In your Cropster account you can handle multiple users. Invite them via email and they get a login to your account. As admin you can give them different permissions to view and edit information. Besides users, you can also manage workers like roasters and cuppers. They can, but don’t have to be users of your Cropster account. Workers help you trace who roasted which batch and to calibrate your cupping panel.
Yes. Keep roasting with the RI even if you are offline. Roasts are stored locally and synced to the server when you go back online. However, we recommend having a more or less stable internet connection where you roast to get most out of Cropster.
The Cropster platform is based on integration and traceability between processes. Any process or processing result can be linked between the according steps of the coffee between origin and cup.
Yes. The Roasting Intelligence visualizes up to 4 sample roaster barrels on one screen with only one piece of hardware. Read more on our blog.
Yes, and all processes between them are fully traceable. Transaction reports visualize any movements between them. You can manage roasteries, warehouses or even virtual warehouses for e.g. contracted coffees.