Starting a Coffee Roasting Business

There’s definitely a love for coffee in Australia, and it stands to reason some of us would dream of one day starting a coffee roasting business.

Just imagine working all day amongst the aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans, enjoying a cup of brew as fresh as it can possibly be.

It’s a fine dream, but it’s important to consider a lot of things before starting a new business. We’ve put together the key things you need to consider and plan before starting your coffee roasting business. Continue reading Starting a Coffee Roasting Business

Coffee Roaster Refurbishment

In 2015 Coffee Roasters Australia commenced a coffee roaster restoration service. This initiative stemmed mostly from customer requests to upgrade various brands and makes of roasters with our Coffee Sweet control system that we were already fitting to the Has Garanti and Proaster brands we sell. We have been modifying the brands we sell for quite a while with the in-house control system we developed to cater for the trend of Australian roasters wanting finite control and visual feedback during the roasting process. Continue reading Coffee Roaster Refurbishment

History of Coffee Roasting

Kaldi and his dancing goats are said to be the first to discover coffee. This goat herder and his charges enjoyed the berries and energising properties by chewing the green ones whilst raw.

It was not until 1258 A.D., that Sheik Omar discovered the benefits of roasting coffee at Ousab in Arabia. Omar had been driven out of Mocha into the desert where it was expected he would die of starvation. Having nothing else to eat Omar decided to eat berries, once finding them bitter he tried to improve the taste by roasting them. After roasting, he added water and became refreshed and revitalised – the magical properties of coffee helped Omar triumph and he was named a saint. Continue reading History of Coffee Roasting

Coffee Roasters Becomes ECM Specialist Dealer

technika iv profiAs a trained specialist dealer we can act upon service requirements and also handle back to base warranty repairs for you. By offering this level of service we can go above and beyond the average seller to get positive and quick results for you.

ECM Manufacture is a family business that combines Italian espresso culture with German engineering. The company’s founder, Wolfgang Hauck, has been active in the espresso business for more than 25 years and says, “The joy of building great espresso machines drives me every day.” Continue reading Coffee Roasters Becomes ECM Specialist Dealer

Coffee Facts: Part 1

coffee-pitsLegend has it, Kaldi, a 9th-century Ethiopian goatherd discovered coffee after noticing his goats becoming hyperactive after grazing on some bright red berries. Kaldi tried these red berries himself and the exhilarating effects of coffee became clear to him.

Since then many people from all over the world have come under coffee’s delicious spell, and this obsession love for a good brew has been represented in countless memes, movies, TV shows, books, poems and even classical music! Take a look at a selection of interesting facts we’ve gathered about coffee… Continue reading Coffee Facts: Part 1

Gold Coast Coffee Roasters Brew Up a Roasting Business Worth Boasting About

Latest article in the Gold Coast Bulletin on August 10th , 2015

IT’S testament to the Gold Coast’s emerging reputation as a hub for small business that the country’s number one supplier of coffee roasting machines is based in Arundel.

Coffee Roasters Australia, which was taken over by Mark and Alana Beattie in 2009, has grown in just six years to a multi-million dollar business….

Click here to read the full article

Coffee Roasters Australia Branches Into Asia

Coffee Roasters Asia RoasteryIn January 2015 Coffee Roasters Asia was established, with an outlet opening in Hong Kong to provide a base for the company’s planned expansion into South East Asia.

“We felt the best way we could service the Asian market was to set up a roastery. We have four employees in the roastery in Hong Kong and 20 members on a sales team,” says Mrs Beattie.
Continue reading Coffee Roasters Australia Branches Into Asia

Coffee Roasters Australia Wins Mayor’s Innovation GC Award

On Wednesday 24th of June Coffee Roasters Australia won the MAYOR’S INNOVATION GC AWARD. The criteria for the award is applicants need to demonstrate significant innovation in either management and/or business practices or in their products or services. The Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards is a great initiative by the City of Gold Coast for business based on the Coast.