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The reuse of coffee grounds

This article delves further into the different ways in which you or your customers can utilize used coffee grounds. Additionally, you can download an overview of these methods for reference.

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Distributor focus Giesen India

Introducing Anand Alwan, the head of business for Giesen Coffee Roasters in India! Anand recently joined the Giesen team and took the opportunity to visit our headquarters and production facilities in the Netherlands. Get to know Anand through this article or the video at the bottom of this page!

Highlights of 2022

In this article, we will take a trip down memory lane and revisit the year 2022. We will look back at all of the things that we shared and the new projects that we started during this time. Whether you are a long-time reader or a newcomer to our content, we hope that this retrospective will provide you with a deeper understanding of who we are and what we do. So, sit back, relax, and let us take you on a journey through the year 2022 as we share our highlights with you. Enjoy reading!

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Client Spotlight: Macinare Caffe

Every roastmaster has their own story. In this spotlight, Ricardo Robles, the owner of Macinare Caffe. In Guatemala, they roast coffee on their Giesen W6A. Let’s get to know him and his company.

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Basics of a powerful roast

In this blog, we’ll tell you all the secrets of coffee roasting basics! You’ll discover the basic aspects of a powerful roast, Two roasting errors and how to prevent them and tips of other roasters on great roasting sources.

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Autumn inspiration

In this autumn season, we want to give you some inspiration for new recipes to try out! We chose 5 recipes that bring a little bit of warmth into this chilly season. For one of these recipes we made a video with a step-by-step ‘how to’!

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Client Spotlight: PASSMAR

Every roastmaster has their own story. In this spotlight, Salvador Benítez, the owner of PASSMAR. In Del Valle, Mexico they roast coffee on their Giesen W6A. Let’s get to know them and their company.

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The Tasty World Of Special Fermentation Techniques

Today, special fermented coffees are the new trend in the world of specialty coffee. Traditionally, the taste of over-fermented coffee has been considered a serious taste defect and can ruin the quality of the coffee and significantly damage the reputation of the producer.

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Client Spotlight: Röstbar GmbH

Every roastmaster has their own story. In this spotlight, Christian Arneitz, the owner of Röstbar GmbH. In Villach, Austria, they roast coffee on their yellow Giesen W6E. Let’s get to know them and their company.

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Waste management: focus on sustainability

Coffee is a day-to-day product and the process of creating coffee takes various steps. In all these steps we can review our process and implement tips and tricks to become more sustainable. In this article, we discuss topics such as how to recycle used coffee grounds, milk, and cups.

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Roasting decaf coffee

Decaf coffee is often dismissed by specialty coffee roasters as an uncool coffee category. The consumption of decaffeinated coffee beans has been steady over the past 10 years. On average, decaf coffee is about 15% of overall coffee consumption and it appears that specifically, millennials have taken a growing interest in enjoying decaf coffee beverages.

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Roasting phases; different stages of roasting

The chemistry of coffee roasting has always fascinated me. We should consider the roasting process as a fundamental stage in a coffee’s journey from seed to cup. It unlocks the potential of the green coffee beans by creating hundreds of aromatic compounds. It also makes the beans brittle and porous enough to prepare the coffee for grinding and brewing.

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Summer, global warming, and sustainable roasting

It’s getting hot these days and that makes sense because it’s summer, but it is also getting hotter each year because of global warming. As Giesen, we strive to become more sustainable, but we also want to inspire each other to become more sustainable. In this article, we discuss some tips & tricks. Enjoy!

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The revolution of special process coffees

Like so many coffee producers worldwide, Gesha Village has been experimenting with various controlled fermentation and special process protocols, like anaerobic fermentation and carbonic maceration. Willem Boot recently enjoyed multiple days cupping new harvest coffees produced by Gesha Village Estate at their coffee laboratory in Addis Ababa.

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New release: W6 Pro

What are you looking for in a roaster? Consistency? Automated roasting? Great design? Quality? Our NEW W6 Pro has it all! Automated roasting to getting your roasts under control with the W6 Pro.

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Top 10 Giesen Webinar tips 2021

In 2021, Willem also presented a new webinar every month. He again covered many important topics including Giesen Profiler, roasting for espresso and roasting safety. From all 12 webinars, we extracted the 10 best tips that you should definitely not miss. Have fun reading!

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Top 9 Giesen Roastcast tips – Podcast

st is a fact! And if you ask us, the season was more than successful! We had the opportunity to talk with many successful and inspiring people who all shared great experiences and tips with us. In this retrospective, we share the 9 most striking and inspiring words from all nine guests. Let’s look back together!

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New year, new developments: Giesen expands

We started in 2006 with the idea of making coffee roasters and luckily, we have grown a lot in all those years. New roasters have been added, larger projects have been completed and we continued to develop. Now it’s time for another exciting step: expansion!

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Waves of coffee

The “Waves of Coffee” is a designation of different periods that indicate the development of coffee consumption. A total of 5 waves.

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Custom coffee roaster: wooden handles

We are definitely proud of our Giesen coffee roasters. With the whole team, we do everything we can to produce the most beautiful roasters. Besides the fact that quality is important, we also give our customers the chance to customize their roaster as much as possible. How exactly do we offer this? With our custom choices!

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Client Spotlight: CozoCoffee

Every roastmaster has its own story. They roast through great passion and keep on learning. Oskar is one of them! He is the owner of CozoCoffee, located in Sweden, and roasts on a Giesen W15A. Let’s get to know him and his company.

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Spring trends 2021

Every season has its own trends. Today we share the spring trends of 2021 that you can’t miss. Combine with your roastery or Giesen roaster!

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Roasting For Espresso

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: Learn about how you roast coffee for espresso in particular. Willem shares his knowledge and experience for you to implement in your coffee activities.

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Client Spotlight: Unorthodox Roasters

It’s time for a new client spotlight. This time, we asked Unorthodox Roasters to share their story with us. You can find their roastery, as well as our Giesen, in Kinross, the United Kingdom. Let’s get to know Chris Bode, one of the owners.

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Antes de que empiece a tostar

Controlar todo el proceso en el café significa que hay que empezar por el principio; el grano verde. En este artículo nos gustaría explicar a detalle las cosas que debe considerar antes de empezar a tostar, las diferentes variaciones de los granos de café que hay, y cómo usted como tostador puede diferenciar su tostado especial de sus competidores.

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Nuestras tostadoras comerciales de segunda mano

Entendemos que entrar en el negocio de la torrefacción de café requerirá grandes inversiones. Sobre todo; la tostadora comercial. Para acomodar a la gente que busca una tostadora comercial más accesible pero que no quiere renunciar a la calidad, pusimos en marcha nuestra división de tostadores de café de segunda mano. En este artículo, nos gustaría contarles todo sobre nuestra gama.

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Client Spotlight: ESTATE ROASTERY

We are proud of all the unique and inspiring places our Giesen coffee roasters get the chance to roast. In this client spotlight, we introduce some of these companies. First off: ESTATE ROASTERY. Let’s get to know Billy Susanto, the head roaster.

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Ajustes de las Tostadoras de café Giesen explicadas

Comprar una nueva tostadora puede ser mucho en un principio, y la pregunta de dónde empezar definitivamente le puede surgir. En este blog, explicaremos todos los ajustes que se pueden cambiar en una tostadora de café Giesen. De esta manera, aprenderás lo que significa cada variable, y qué efecto tendrá un cambio de variable en tu tostadora.

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Niveles de tueste de café: las características y diferencias

Todas las bebidas a base de café tienen sus propias características y sabores únicos. Eso es algo bueno porque de otra manera, todos tomaríamos lo mismo. Por suerte no es así y en muchos lugares de café hay una gran variedad de bebidas para elegir, así como hay diferencias en los niveles de tostado de café entre los cuales puede elegir.

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Facts about Giesen Coffee Roasters

When we start to talk about coffee, most of the time we can’t manage to stop. What can we say? At Giesen we don’t just love to build our coffee roasters, we love everything about the coffee process. Which is why we share these five facts about coffee.

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5 facts about coffee

When we start to talk about coffee, most of the time we can’t manage to stop. What can we say? At Giesen we don’t just love to build our coffee roasters, we love everything about the coffee process. Which is why we share these five facts about coffee.

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Replicating coffee blends – Giesen Webinar #6

In the monthly Giesen webinar #6, Willem Boot, and Marcus Young cover topics various topics related to coffee roasting. In this webinar, Willem and Marcus explain how you can dissect and analyze a certain coffee blend and which steps you can take to reach the same coffee blend.

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Creating profiles using drum speed

Willem Boot’s Roasting Essentials: Some of the more sophisticated features of the Giesen coffee roasting technology are the options to adjust drum speed and air pressure. We discuss this feature in this blog.

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