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Roasters, don’t make the mistake of thinking you can use the same roast profile for decaf and regular coffee. Decaffeination affects the composition of …

You won’t just find chai in India. You’ll also find coffee – and good coffee, too. We’ve come a long way, from Robusta-chicory blends …

That moment when you receive a new delivery of beans, a delivery you’ve been waiting impatiently for, is thrilling. But what happens when those …

Green bean moisture content might not sound exciting, but it is of key importance for good-quality coffee. It affects how a coffee tastes, how …

Rate of rise (RoR): scroll through enough articles on coffee, and you’ll come across this mysterious term, complete with multi-line graphs that are frustratingly …

Should you roast a Colombian Nariño the same way you would an Ethiopian Sidamo? Probably not. Producing countries have different climates, soil types, altitudes, …

Whether you’ve just begun home roasting, or have been doing it for a while, choosing which coffee beans to buy can be difficult. There …

Roasting coffee is all about heat and moisture. During your roast, you’ll bring coffee beans down from 10–12% moisture content to less than 5%. …

First crack: it’s a moment that has been given almost mythical status in coffee roasting – and it deserves it. A key stage in …

You pick up a bag of fresh coffee, and you notice that on the front it says “medium-light roast” – but what does this mean? …