First Loring S7 Nighthawk Lands at The Roasterie

November 8, 2018, Santa Rosa, Calif. – Loring Smart Roast will install its first S7 Nighthawk coffee roaster next week at the appropriately flight-themed The Roasterie in Kansas City, Mo. The latest – and smallest – in Loring’s line of high-efficiency coffee roasters, the S7 Nighthawk requires only 22 square feet of floor space. Its compact footprint and relatively small (1.4-7-kilogram) roasting capacity allows customers working in smaller spaces or with smaller batch sizes to access the efficiency and control of a Loring roaster.

For The Roasterie, which this year celebrates 25 years in business as an industry leader, the S7 Nighthawk will be the fourth in their impressive collection of Loring roasters. Indeed, this enthusiasm for Loring engineering and technology is on display behind a glass viewing wall at the company’s café and roastery where customers can sip a latte and watch roast masters at work.

Gordon Tredger, Loring Smart Roast president, says, “We couldn’t have dreamed up a better customer than The Roasterie to have our first S7 Nighthawk. They’ve allowed the efficiencies of Loring roasters to really shine in their roast-to-order model where freshness and quality are top priority.”

Craig Park, green coffee buyer for The Roasterie, says of the acquisition, “The addition of the Loring S7 will allow us to take the same efficiency, consistency and controllability we’ve come to appreciate so much and apply it even to our smallest batch sizes, including our line of micro- and nano-lot Reserve coffees.”

Like Loring’s larger-capacity roasters, the S7 Nighthawk’s touchscreen interface provides precision control throughout the entirety of the roasting process. Its automation software delivers consistency from one roast to the next, and an innovative control system allows for roast profiles to be accurately repeated across batch sizes, and even from one sized roaster to another. This is especially important for customers, like The Roasterie, whose goal is to replicate roast profiles on any and all of its variously sized Loring roasters.

For more information and high resolution images of the S7 Nighthawk at The Roasterie, or to schedule interviews with Gordon Tredger, president at Loring Smart Roast, or Craig Park, green coffee buyer at The Roasterie, contact Angie Sparks at

About Loring Smart Roast, Inc.

Loring Smart Roast, in Santa Rosa, California, designs and manufactures the most innovative coffee roasting solutions in the world, including destoners, bean carts and custom roaster accessories for its high-efficiency coffee roasters. More information at

About The Roasterie Air-Roasted Coffee

The Roasterie Air-Roasted Coffee has served only the best coffee for the past 25 years, sourced from countries with the world’s richest resources for harvesting exceptional beans. Today, The Roasterie’s production takes place in downtown Kansas City. They are proud to foster lasting business relationships, resulting in more than 600 businesses, grocery stores, restaurants, colleges and universities choosing The Roasterie for its coffee, iced and hot teas, and distribution services. For more information about The Roasterie, its production facility tours, or to purchase The Roasterie coffee and products online, visit