Watch the Cropster Demo Live Stream with Norbert Niederhauser

Last night, Cropster CEO Norbert Niederhauser visited Café Imports for an in-depth demonstration of his software. This live streamed event included two roast demonstrations, a thorough presentation on the Cropster framework, as well as a Q&A. Thank you to everyone who tuned in online and submitted questions, thank you to everyone who made it over […]

Meister goes to Ecuador

Nestled between two coffee giants, Colombia and Peru, Ecuador is a small country with a lot of coffee potential: Fantastic elevation, good varieties, and lush farmland should put this Equator-straddling South American nation at the top of everyone’s origin lists, but this is one case in which size actually might matter. The relatively limited scope […]

Join us for an evening with Cropster Wednesday 10/28

Join us for an evening with Cropster CEO Norbert Niederhauser on Wednesday October 28th, 6:30p at Cafe Imports Headquarters, Minneapolis. There will be a Q&A with Norbert, a roasting demo, food, high fives, friendship, and much much more! In addition we plan to live feed the Q&A/roasting demo, so stay tuned to our social media […]

Coffee Fest Portland!: Come to “Stump the Roaster” 10/21

Go to Facebook invite HERE. Café Imports and Roast Magazine invite YOU, the evening of Wednesday October 21st during Coffee Fest Portland, to an in-depth conversation about roasting.  Emceed by Roaster Joe (Joe Marrocco) of Café Imports With a powerful round table of guests Guests: Paul Thornton, Director of Coffee/Roastmaster @ Farmer Brothers / Coffee […]

Cauca Best Cup 2015

A Smattering of the top 12 Cauca Best Cup lots will be available in our offerings along with the #13-#30 lots. All coffees are scheduled to ship out of Colombia this week! Until then enjoy this play-by-play from the event by Café Imports Europe’s Gabe Dunn: “Súbale! Súbale! Súbale!” The hoard of mildly intoxicated spectators […]

Farmer Specific Ethiopian Offerings are here!

Due to regulations related to the ECX, coffees with traceability coming out of Ethiopia are an extreme rarity. Through organizations like the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Union, we are proud to work with independent Ethiopian farmers to bring traceable coffees to our Ethiopian offerings since 2011.  These coffees just landed at our U.S. Warehouse (click for […]