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Q&A: How Can We As a Roastery Maximise Efficiency

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This week, we're revisiting our Q&A format answering another question from our viewers; 'Q&A: How Can We As a Roastery Maximise Efficiency?'There are many different production models to choose from when building a roastery structure, and many variables to be aware of. We chose to build a system which sacrifices flexibility during production day but achieves a high level of efficiency, a focus on the quality of output and a reduction in human errors.

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Q&A - Rate of Rise After Crack & Development Time Theories

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We're back with another video in response to your question, sent to us directly via our YouTube, Facebook and Instagram accounts. This is the third question and response, sent in by Tan, who asked "Is the bean rate of rise, after first crack, important to you and if so why? What are your thoughts on development time and how do you determine the length per profile?" In this video Patrik addresses the question at hand, giving some further insight on our current approach to time after crack, as well as how this advice may differ depending on your roast machine and hardware.

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Q&A - Filter, Espresso & Omni Roasting

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We're back with another video in response to your question, sent to us directly via our YouTube, Facebook and Instagram accounts. This is the second question and response, sent in by Joshua, who asked "How different is your espresso roast from your filter roast in terms of overall time and end temperature? What are you looking to achieve in different roast profiles assuming the same green coffee?". In this video Patrik addresses the question at hand, giving some further insight on our current approach to profiling, as well as exploring the current definitions of omni-roasting. We'll be following up with more responses to your questions, so make sure to check back for our upcoming videos. We're always interested in hearing...

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Q&A - Power in the Green Coffee Value Chain

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In this video, we've returned to the roastery to answer your questions and queries sent to us directly via our YouTube, Facebook and Instagram accounts.This is the first question and response, sent in by Max in Germany, who asked "I would like to hear your take on power distribution in buyer/seller/producer relationships. Which typical habits are necessary and what can be considered as unfair or abuse?"In this video, Patrik unpacks the questions and explores the subject as well as including some references of how we're currently purchasing coffee here at April.We'll be following up with more responses to your questions, so make sure to check back for our upcoming videos. We're always interested in hearing what topics you're most curious...

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