321 Coffee of Raleigh, NC champions accessibility in the coffee industry by employing over 50 adults with IDD at their coffee shops.
Influencing the flavor profile of coffee during the roasting process involves much more than simply tossing the beans in a machine and hitting a button. Below, we take a dive into all the factors that go into influencing the flavor of each individual coffee.
“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.
Reflecting on the Specialty Coffee Industry’s Covid Response It’s trade show season! This won’t be Loring’s first time back in the ring since the Before Times (we attended SCA Boston and WOC Milan in 2022), but 2023 feels different, somehow. The Covid-19 pandemic did a number on hundreds of businesses within the specialty coffee industry […]
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 […]