Stump the Roaster: Berlin, 4th May

Join our European Cafe Imports team for a night of Stumping the Roaster! A focused conversation about roasting coffee, with an extraordinary panel of coffee professionals. The evenings events will talk place Thursday, May the 4th at 7pm at our European office facility: 58 Oranienstrasse, 10969 Berlin. Cafe Imports Europe’s Stuart Ritson will emcee the […]

The Legendary Coffee Tour, Spring 2017

We are pleased to be announcing our Spring 2017 “Legendary Coffee Tour“, hitting a cupping table near you this May! The Legendary Coffee Tour is a travelling coffee education event and celebration presented by our notorious team of Café Imports Sales Reps and Customer Service. In years past, Café Imports has hit the road with […]

Sample Roasting with the Stronghold S7 Pro – A Reflection by Ian Fretheim

  In November of 2015, I made a trip to South Korea to visit a roaster manufacturer called Stronghold Technology. The four-drum sample roasters that we had been using were in need of an upgrade: Digital probing had verified significant variability between the barrels, and Cafe Imports was expanding its operations such that our remote […]

Origin Report: Costa Rica

Ever since we bought our first container of Costa Rican microlots in 2004, we have been nurturing and growing our relationships with producers there, only to see the projects, partnerships, and the coffees themselves blossom in ways we honestly just could not have imagined back then. Our operation is extensive in Costa Rica. At our […]

Introducing Tolima to our Colombian “Regional Select” offerings

We are excited to be offering a new Colombian coffee region, recently arriving to our Regional Select program coffees for the very first time: Tolima. Tolima is the third largest coffee producing region of Colombia and accounts for 12% of the country’s annual production. Located in west-central Colombia, this region is fully inscribed by the […]