Announcing our sponsorship program for competitors for World Brews Cup and World Barista Cup taking place at MICE 2022. Read on to learn more about […]
We asked a few IKAWA Pro customers to share their roast profiles and tips for evaluating Ethiopian samples. In this blog, you will see each […]
The purpose and goals behind the small-batch roasting will vary: Sample evaluation happens to help assess the quality of green coffee whereas profiling is more […]
From our shared experience and understanding of coffee evaluation, we’ve found that 50g is the perfect place to start with any green sample, known or […]
We explore the powerful benefits of IKAWA sample roasters and how your business can feel the benefit of the new IKAWA Pro Series.
Sample roasting for a crowd presents interesting challenges. We gathered 10 profiles from around the world to explore this at the 2019 Nordic Roaster Forum.
We were about to move forward with a 1kg roaster when we heard about the IKAWA. Since then it has become our most valuable “employee”. […]
“In the beginning there was the idea of being able to produce a profile in the small scale and bring it to my production roaster […]
“Since we work directly with farmers and cooperatives, we wanted to be able to set profiles, share them with the coop and have them be […]
“I chose the IKAWA Sample Roaster because I could eliminate the roasting variable. Adopting quality standards was a difficult task, it was always compromising efficiency […]
How IKAWA’s Sample Roaster is complimenting Algrano’s innovative online platform for ‘coffee artisans’ allowing coffee producers and roasters to speak a common language.
Tumi Ferrer is Head Trainer at Te og Kaffi, who are a leading roaster in Icelandic and an IKAWA customer. He also happens to be […]
“It’s such a relief to have a sample roaster that can crank out great, consistent sample roasts at a moment’s notice. The small batch size is […]
This post by Rob Hoos sheds some light on what is actually happening inside the roast chamber, and how you can interpret the data to […]
“Everything we do as coffee professionals is about creating good taste and aroma. A huge amount of effort in all the areas of the coffee […]
Keith is Manager of Damarli Estate producing Gesha coffees in Panama. We met him in Taiwan. In this post he shares his insights on the […]
Record the time of First Crack as you roast. If you’re taking the coffee to Second Crack, you can add a marker for this too. […]
As well as adding the advanced features to the IKAWA Pro App 2.0, such as marking first crack, calculating development time ratio, showing rate of […]
We’re particularly excited about the value of the Roast Log as we believe it can transform the IKAWA Pro App from a device to control […]
Schluters use IKAWA Sample Roasters in their Liverpool and Switzerland offices, as well as in Ethiopia and Democratic Republic of Congo. In this short film […]
The next month is shaping up to be the busiest in our fledgling company’s history! Very soon we will be launching our Home Roaster on Kickstarter […]
Our first foray into the United Stated of America with our micro roaster was a great success. Over the Easter break, Andrew and Luke made […]
Kult Kaffee is a roastery with a café, based in Heiligenhaus, in the German Ruhr Area. Owner Uwe Liebergall started the business with cafés and […]