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Huskee Cup Review: the cup made of coffee

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Huskee cup: Sustainability refers to any kind of way that keep a resource available for the present and for the future generations. A kind of way that Huskee, a company which is based in Sidney, seems to have found. The idea came from a team of five people: Joshua Jagelman, a coffee grower in Yunnan; Saxon Wright, the founder of Pablo and Rusty’s Coffee Roasters and a WBC judge and …

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Wilfa Uniform Coffee Grinder Review

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Last week I had the pleasure to test this new fantastic Wilfa Uniform coffee grinder, born from a collaboration between Wilfa and Tim Weldenboe. This is the last and second version. The Uniform is an improvement of the previous version, the WIlfa Svart Grinder. It’s been disegned for both home use and small business. It’s the perfect example of how much consistency really matter. I will just introduce you in …

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Ditting KF-1800 coffee grinder review

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A bit of history The Ditting Company was founded by Adolf Ditting in Zurich in 1928. It was firstly a car manufacturing industry and a repair shop. It started then selling meat and slicer in 1944 and after 10 years, producing electric grinders. In 1972 Ditting became a proper corporation, named Ditting AG maintaining the food business until 1987. In 1992 the company changed the name for the last time …

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Kees Van Der Westen Spirit espresso coffee machine review

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Kess Van Der Westen has always had a clear idea about designing his machines from the very beginning; he wanted to bring together the ergonomicity, the usability and the technology in order to deliver consistency shot after shot. They did it firstly in 2001 with the Mirage and then in 2008 with the Speedster. He then realised the Spirit, an evolution of the Speedster adding separate group boilers (let’s think …

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Mazzer ZM Coffee Grinder review

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The story of this company began long time ago, specifically in the 1940’s in Scorzè, Venice. The first grinder was produced in 1958 and it was designed just as a grocery mill; it was developed to grind especially for espresso or moka grind size. It was later then (around 60 years), that the company started to think about satisfying the need of the coffee community. In 2017, the company unveiled …

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Dalla Corte DC PRO espresso coffee machine review

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A bit of history Multi boiler concept is now existing in every machine but we can’t forget to mention the company that first introduced this feature, which is Dalla Corte. This Italian company was founded by Paolo Dalla Corte, his father Bruno and his sister Elsa in 2001. So, back to the system the idea was by having independent boilers we can control the temperature in both groups and steamer(s). …

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Mahlkonig Peak grinder review

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Mahlkonig Peak Grinder – A bit of history Mahlkönig or the “Grind King”, translating from German into English, is a German company that makes high quality grinders as its core business. Focusing on promoting quality since the beginning of 1924, Mahlkönig is now one of the world leader for their grinders, from the innovation to the design of them. The company is known to introduce the “grind-on-demand” concept, explaining the …

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La Marzocco KB90 espresso coffee machine review

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The coffee scene is evolving quickly. Are we still in the third wave or are we enter already the fourth one? Now there’s another reason why we truly need to look at it and that’s the new toy by La Marzocco. On February the 1st the company announced a new coffee machine called LA Marzocco KB90, the ultimate version of the Linea PB. KB stands for Kent Bakke, the former …

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Coffee cupping – The ultimate guide

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Cupping can be seen as a funny way to evaluate and taste a table of coffee samples by determining their differences and our preferences, but if we look at it from a professional point of view, is more complicated. Key decisions are taken by cupping according to our business, such as checking and improve our roast profile (and our roaster), thinking about at how the potential of that sample can …

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Consistency really matters about Coffee

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Consistency is one of my favourite coffee-related terms and it also sounds great, isn’t it? Consistency is the key and overlooking it, it’s a common mistake that most company does. It doesn’t matter if you are in the specialty business or in the chain one. I’m obviously a specialty coffee lover but what we (specialty coffee) should embrace is that consistency is a strong point of a chain; we can …

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