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What Size RK Drum is Right for Roasting Coffee for Profit?

Deciding what roaster to use for your microroastery is an important decision. The anticipated size of your business, how much time you want to spend roasting and how you’re planning on roasting all play into your decision. Read more about the factors you should consider in your decision.

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How to Get Coffee Into Customer’s Hands

You’re sold on the idea of starting a microroastery – Now what? Roasting coffee is only part of the business. After that, finding customers and getting the coffee into their hands is the next piece to figure out. And, there’s a lot of options.

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What Size RK Drum is Right for Roasting Coffee as a Hobby?

Options are wonderful, but they can also be overwhelming. You’re ready to move onto trying your hand at roasting and enjoying amazing coffee, but now you’re stuck on which size to choose. This article outlines the differences between each size and the reasons you might choose one over the other.

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Coffee Farming in Colombia

In 2003, Shane formed Old Spanish Main, a cultivator and coffee exporter in partnership with La Federación Nacional de Cafeteros de Colombia. And so, the adventures with coffee began.

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What Equipment Should I Use to Roast Coffee?

Equipment to roast coffee ranges from small personal use to fully automated commercial machines. In between these 2 extremes is an option that produces high quality coffee for both the home roaster and small microroaster.

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