• Need technical assistance? We have over a decade of experience in all aspects of coffee science.

  • Explore the chemistry of coffee with our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) program.

  • 90% of caffeine is extracted within the first minute of extraction. Learn more about the chemistry of brewing at our upcoming seminar.

  • There are over 1,000 compounds in roasted coffee.

  • Need a professional assessment of your green coffee? We provide a comprehensive testing package.

  • It takes approximately 5 years before coffee makes it to your kitchen table. Learn more about coffee production at our seminar.

Take Control of Your Roast!

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As most roasters know, moisture plays an critical role in controlling roast profile. Too much or too little moisture can ruin your roasting profile and ultimately the quality of your coffee. Take control of your roast with this convenient and versatile moisture meter.

Champagne and Coffee

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In just a few days many of us will be ringing in the New Year with family, friends and a few glasses of Champagne. But have you ever wondered why champagne has bubbles to begin with?



Caffeine and the Olympics

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Aug 2, 2012 - With the Summer Olympics taking place in London over the next few weeks we decided to take a quick look at the use of caffeine as a 'performance enhancer'. Although caffeine is not currently 'banned' from the International Olympic (IOC) list of ergogenic compounds, it was placed on the list after the 1972 Olympics when a Mongolian athlete was found to have elevated levels of caffeine. [Read More]


The Chemistry of Coffee - Chicago, IL

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We are pleased to announce that we will be running a chemistry of coffee seminar immediately after Coffee Fest Chicago. So if you've ever been interested in learning more about the chemistry of coffee and science of taste, make sure to register ASAP.


The Chemistry of Coffee - June 11-12, 2012 - Chicago, IL

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