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.
“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.”
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 […]