Genio Roasters Makes Television Debut

Genio Roasters Makes Television Debut

It was a very exciting day when Genio got the call from Afrikaans morning breakfast show Dagbreek to share that they wanted to do an insert on Genio Roasters. Schedules were confirmed and on 9 August a very slick and organised production crew visited the Genio offices...
Genio at the Coffee & Chocolate Expo

Genio at the Coffee & Chocolate Expo

From the Olmecs of Mexico who used the first cocoa beans in 1500BC to our friend Kaldi from the fairytale of coffee’s discovery in the 14th century, coffee and chocolate has always had a special place in all our hearts. The sweetness and creamy texture of fine...
Viva World of Coffee Rimini!

Viva World of Coffee Rimini!

“Veni, vidi, vici” – We came, we saw, we conquered! Perhaps not as violent as Julius Caesar’s subtext in his letter he wrote to the Roman Senate after achieving victory in his short war against Pharnaces II of Pontus in the city of Zela around 46...
Welcome to the Family, Röstliga

Welcome to the Family, Röstliga

We’re happy to report that Röstliga in Kalchreuth, close to Nürnberg, has joined the Genio family. Our friends at Wildkaffee Rösterei in Garmisch-Partenkirchen assisted with the installation of Jörg Trunzer’s (owner at Röstliga) brand new Genio Mezzo! Happy roasting...
Ready. Set. Rimini!

Ready. Set. Rimini!

Genio’s Italian job‬ continues. View behind the scenes photos of the NEW ‪Genio 6 Artisan‬ coffee roaster undergoing some final finishing touches before it’s crated for shipping to the SCAE World of Coffee Expo in Rimini, Italy 10-12 June. This exciting addition to...
Life at Genio South Africa lately…

Life at Genio South Africa lately…

The South African calendar the past couple of weeks have been interspersed with numerous public holidays, allowing most people to take a more relaxed approach in dealing with pressing matters. Along with this relaxed mindset, there was more time to indulge in the...
A Turkish Delight

A Turkish Delight

So here I find myself in the heart of Istanbul, Turkey.  My customers from At Origin roasters were kind enough to fly me in to help them install their new Genio Mezzo 6kg coffee roaster.  Having only started their new venture, they hope to quickly spread to the rest...
Cropster helps startup roasters

Cropster helps startup roasters

A Cropster Startup Package! It is my great pleasure to announce that Cropster, the world-renowned roast logging software, has been kind enough to help our smaller start-ups out with a little discount! Read on to get the full story! [gview...