Equator Coffees was an early adapter of Loring Smart Roast technology. Their roasting facility houses the fourth Loring K35 Kestrel ever built as well as a newer Loring Peregrine S70.
A guest post from Josie Coffee of NSW, Australia on their reasons for choosing to switch to Loring Smart Roast.
Em Herriott of We Are Here Coffee discusses community, queerness, and creating an inclusive business that can truly do some good in their immediate world.
Annie and Elliott Carter of BlackNerd Coffee discuss nerdiness, running a small family business, and coffee as self-care.
321 Coffee of Raleigh, NC champions accessibility in the coffee industry by employing over 50 adults with IDD at their coffee shops.
“It was a matter of seeing what our community wanted, what they enjoyed, to how far we could push that perception of coffee,” John says.
“It’s a fun thing to reimagine how you get to where you want to go,” he says. “It was very challenging and stressful at the beginning, especially when you’re trying to start a new business, but we grew and have grown to love it.”
Sahra Nguyen firmly believes that robusta is the future of coffee. Her Vietnamese coffee company, Nguyen Coffee Supply, has championed the robusta bean and educated American consumers about why they should pay more for a bean that’s been historically misunderstood and criticized. Sahra has worked hard to start a conversation about robusta and the misconceptions […]
Cafe ZunZun started with humble beginnings selling coffee at the local farmers market in Cypress, Texas. The owners, Pascale and Joel knew they wanted to bring the slow-food lifestyle of their unique French and Cuban culture to their fast-paced American community. Their intention was to run an organic, sustainable, and environmentally friendly business and offer […]
COVID had quite the impact on the cafes and roasterys in Melbourne, Australia. The longest shutdowns in the world were in Melbourne, and their central business district is still not completely open to full capacity. Rumble Coffee owners, Joe and Matt, have had to shift their coffee company in order to adapt to the pandemic […]