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    • 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.

    • Case study

    Rave Coffee, Old Spike Roasters and the rising popularity of Tanzanian beans

    The two roasters describe how their latest Tanzanian single-origins sourced through Algrano were customer favourites with nothing shy from the quality of Kenyan or Ethiopian lots, sustainable farming practices, a good shelf-life with a stable acidity until the last batches and an added bonus: outstanding synergy with milk.

    • Tanzania
    • Webinar

    Simplifying Direct Sourcing with Cropster

    Algrano and Cropster spoke with Hannes Fendrich of Coffee Circle to learn about the challenges, opportunities, and philosophies of direct sourcing from the roaster's perspective. With Hannes, Marcus Young of Cropster and Luiza Furquim of Algrano discuss how technology can improve direct sourcing through traceability, roaster/producer matchmaking, simplified logistics, and transparently sharing quality reports. Hannes shared how his solutions from Cropster and Algrano simplify direct sourcing.

    • Interview

    Following Benjamin Pozsgai's #waytotaipei

    "“A good cup of coffee is like a good band”: German roasting champion on music, letting the beans talk, and bursting the bubble Algrano follows Benjamin Pozsgai, a veteran of coffee roasting competitions, while he prepares for the World Coffee Roasting Championship in Taipei in November"

    • Honduras