History of Coffee Roaster Temperature Control Controlling the temperature applied to coffee beans over time (the roast profile) was a manual process for many years after the introduction of commercial coffee roasting machines. Typically, a knob or lever was used to control the gas input, thereby adjusting the flame level and thus heat applied to […]
Roasting defects are a fact of life for anyone roasting coffee. The key to avoiding them is to understand the different types of roasting defects and what causes them in the first place. Join us for a live webinar, How to Avoid Coffee Roasting Defects on Thursday, May 6 at 1 p.m. PDT. Rob Hoos, […]
Virtual Roasting Assistant with Voice Control SANTA ROSA, California — April 1, 2021 — Loring Smart Roast today announced Yo Loring, an intelligent roasting assistant that responds to your voice. “Our Loring Control System combined with voice recognition is a revolution in roasting,” said Gordon Tredger, the Company’s President. “The ability to run your roaster […]
Introduction to Coffee Roasting Defects Navigating coffee roasting, and the coffee roasting can be a daunting task… especially if you are new to the community. Though our industry is relatively friendly (especially in comparison to others) the amount of information presented within easy grasp is nowhere near as robust as in other industries, or even […]
Sheltered in place with nothing to do? Home schooling your younglings? Dream of a purple Loring roaster? Sharpen your silver and brown crayons. We don’t care if you stay inside the lines. Just have fun. Download The Coffee Roasters’ Coloring Book. Print at home. Stay well.
Here are some timely tips for how to clean and disinfect your Loring equipment. Everyone loves a spiffy roaster, and now’s a good time to reinforce good hygiene practices for all your equipment and operations. You can also download a PDF copy of these tips, including a handy checklist. Loring products are made with a […]
While COVID-19 has closed cafes around the world, roasteries are #stillroasting and delivering coffee beans to customer doorsteps. We want to see Loring roasters counted among them. Read the article from Sprudge, and fill out their form to get the word out to coffee drinkers around the world.
“The roastery uses a Loring S15, one of the most environmentally friendly machines on the market, burning approximately 80% less fuel than traditional methods. Kiss the Hippo is also in the process of being able to roast coffees carbon neutral by January 2020, which would make them the first specialty coffee company roasting carbon neutral […]
In his “wake up and smell the coffee” episode of the Theory of Everything podcast, host Benjamin Walker traces a cup of specialty coffee from a pour over in Paris to its origin at a coffee farm in Kenya. Featured heavily through much of the podcast are Loring roasters at three roasteries on two continents. […]
“Travis Spear has been roasting most of the company’s coffee for the past four years…He juggles two batches at a time using the company’s two Loring roasters. “While Coffee By Design has always followed a triple-bottom-line approach — measuring success in terms of the company’s social and environmental impacts as well as its economic growth […]