Showing 31 roaster resources

    • Blog

    EUDR Progress Update: Compliance Timeline and the Territorial Approach

    In this blog, we share our up-to-date plan and timeline, explain the hotly debated territorial approach, and talk about coffees imported in the transition period - something all non-EU roasters should know about.
    published about 2 months ago

    • Trends
    • Blog

    Differential Pricing on Algrano: Which Lots Are Affected and Why?

    Roasters on Algrano will notice daily price variations for certain coffees. That’s because the platform allows producers to choose between setting a fixed price and a dynamic price.
    published about 2 months ago

    • Blog

    Algrano's full program for Expo in Chicago. Find us at Booth #2218

    Algrano's full program for Expo in Chicago.
    published 3 months ago

    • Trends
    • Blog

    Discover Conilon, the Brazilian Canephora that Is in High Demand

    Similar to Robusta, Conilon has been produced in Espírito Santo since the 1970s. It used to be dried for only six hours, hence the poor quality. Now, producers improved their picking of ripe cherries and started drying their coffee more gently, for longer periods of time.
    published 12 months ago

    • Brazil
    • Blog

    Roasting Colombian Coffee With Crankhouse and April Coffee - pt 2

    Specialty coffee roasters Dave Stanton of Crankhouse and Joseph Fisher of April Coffee share their roast profiles for three Colombian coffees.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Colombia
    • Blog

    Roasting Colombian Coffee With Crankhouse and April Coffee - pt 1

    Specialty coffee roasters Dave Stanton of Crankhouse and Joseph Fisher of April Coffee share their approach to roasting and profiles for Colombian coffees.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Colombia
    • Blog

    US Roasters Can Now Source Coffee Directly on Algrano

    We’re bringing eight years of experience in direct sourcing to North American roasters. Algrano offers US roasters the same features and services already enjoyed by their European peers whilst providing greater market access to coffee producers on the marketplace. Kosta Kallivrousis is Algrano’s first US-based - Kansas City, to be precise - team member. He is here to help producers around the world and North American roasters build meaningful direct relationships.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Blog

    Myanmar Origin Story: From Zero Specialty to 90+ in Ten Years

    Myanmar coffee has a unique flavour and a unique history. Learn why this origin is special from the people who worked with farmers.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Myanmar
    • Blog

    Is It Ethical to Buy Myanmar Coffee?

    Sourcing from a country under a violent military regime can be daunting. Check what specialists in value chains think about the politics in Myanmar and why standing behind the producers is important.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Myanmar
    • Harvest report
    • Blog

    Who Are Mandalay Coffee Group & Shwe Taung Thu?

    Understand how important these two producer groups are for the specialty coffee sector in Myanmar and get the latest harvest update.
    published about 1 year ago

    • Myanmar
    • Blog

    How to Roast Ethiopian Coffee With Horsham and Pikola - Part 2

    This is the second of a series of two articles about roasting Ethiopian coffee. Previously, experienced roasters Dudley Powell and Lukas Komurka explained how they navigate the huge flavour potential of this origin and why profiling heirlooms can be challenging. Here, they’ll share roast profiles for Natural and Washed Ethiopian coffees, compare roasting in different machines, and control the heat as they approach the first crack in highly charged roasts.
    published over 1 year ago

    • Blog

    The principles behind Algrano's direct sourcing

    To source directly means simply that it is the producers who make you offers when the coffees are still in their possession. The quality, price and samples you get come straight from them. This model has a lot of potential but it is only as ethical as the roaster who embraces it. Below are the principles we endorse to make direct sourcing a tool for positive change.
    published over 2 years ago