NobbyR Senior Member Joined: 10 Jul 2011 Posts: 2,074 Location: Germany Expertise: I love coffee
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Posted Mon Aug 12, 2013, 9:51pm Subject: Re: This is huge, no?
Do you mean the roaster? Even though there are smaller ones, 60 kg is not unusual and still small for a commercial roaster. Some industrial drum roasters can manage a batch of beans up to 640 kg. I guess it all depends on your planed output.
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CoffeeLoversMag Senior Member Joined: 10 Jan 2013 Posts: 218 Location: Seattle Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Thu Aug 15, 2013, 8:54pm Subject: Re: This is huge, no?
It depends on how you would classify the news if it is huge or old for you. But the roasting plant has not open yet and it will be opened on the last week of August. This is great news for coffee drinkers in LA, although it affects other coffee business there. Moreover, competitors of coffee business may be affected by the competition but advantageous for coffee customers to have a coffee in convenience and possibly enjoy coffee at lower price.
Did you know...? Dark roast coffees actually have less caffeine than lighter roasts due to the fact that the process of roasting burns off caffeine. www.coffeeloversmag.com/theMagazine
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