Understanding Coffee Labels

Understanding Coffee Labels

There are certain rules about the types of information that can be placed on a coffee label. Some of this information is mandatory, and some can be placed only if certain conditions are met. Accurate information on your product packaging is a must, because labels should in no way confuse or mislead the consumer.

To Roast or Not To Roast

To Roast or Not To Roast

Most of us, from time to time, dream about escaping the rat race, packing it all up and starting fresh. A lot of coffee roasters will tell you that their years spent in a daily nine to five routine were simply a stepping stone to establish their own roastery.

VIDEO Profile: Neil Maree

VIDEO Profile: Neil Maree

Watch this brilliant video by the North-West University featuring Genio’s owner & Puk Alumni student, Neil Maree, discussing the rise of Genio’s coffee roaster manufacturing in South Africa. The clip also features Francois Vorster, owner of Decadent & Common Ground Coffees, a big fan of our roasting equipment.

Modern Roasting: Roast Times

Modern Roasting: Roast Times

One of the biggest advancements in modern roasting techniques is that of roasting times. I am particularly referring to a recent Cropster article showcasing some of the winning roast profiles of the 2015 World Coffee Roasting Competition (WCRC) held in Gotenburg, Sweden.