The Ultimate Guide to Coffee Freshness

Most of our students at Boot Camp Coffee join the course because they started or want to start a coffee business providing freshly roasted coffee beans for their customers. As far as I know, we do not have coffee roasters who do not consider freshness as one of their qualitative advantages over mass-produced coffee, but [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Coffee Freshness2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

Buying a Coffee Roaster? Here are few considerations so you do not get burned.

This is not a review of coffee roasters and I will not present the ultimate roaster. Instead, I am going to list a few important considerations you should take in account when purchasing any coffee roaster. How much coffee do you plan to sell? And how much do you plan to grow in [...]

Buying a Coffee Roaster? Here are few considerations so you do not get burned.2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

8 Tips for Starting a Coffee Roasting Business

For a while now I have been playing with the idea of writing a book about my experience with starting a coffee roasting business. I did start a successful coffee business, but I am definitely not a business guru with magic tricks up my sleeve. So I asked the coffee roasting community to help me [...]

8 Tips for Starting a Coffee Roasting Business2019-07-08T15:15:31-07:00

Interview with Gavin Gam – Aroma’s Secrets #2 – Roasting Coffee, Blending – Pay by Sharing

Second part of Gavin Gam's interview. This time Willem Boot was interested in the background operation of Aroma Coffee. Gavin introduces us to his girls Katherine and Ruby. He explains their differences, in age and temperament, and why a 50 year old roaster is still a very good choice. Gavin describes their roasting approach in [...]

Interview with Gavin Gam – Aroma’s Secrets #2 – Roasting Coffee, Blending – Pay by Sharing2019-07-08T15:15:32-07:00

Interview with Gavin Gam – Aroma’s Secrets #1 – Australian Coffee Market and Buying Green Coffee

Willem Boot interviewed Gavin Gam, a coffee roaster and direct trade coffee buyer from Australia. Australia is home to 500 roasters and as Gavin says, it is "the most advanced and competitive coffee businesses of the word". Gavin works for Aroma Coffee, the industry leading medium size roaster in Sydney and recent Champion Australian Roaster, [...]

Interview with Gavin Gam – Aroma’s Secrets #1 – Australian Coffee Market and Buying Green Coffee2019-07-08T15:15:32-07:00

Ideas for Starting a Coffee Businesses on Budget

Kees Kraakman is a familiar face on the Dutch coffee scene. Kees started as a barista at the Golden Coffee Box and his passion and devotion to quality soon took him to be their lead roaster. Trained by the best in the industry, Kees decided to share his knowledge and experience with novice roasters in [...]

Ideas for Starting a Coffee Businesses on Budget2019-07-08T15:15:32-07:00