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Sette 30 Release Postponed

May 26, 2017

For the last 4 years, Baratza has been working on the development and launch of …

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SCA 2017 we’re ready!

April 13, 2017

It’s lovely to go away to other cities, but we have to admit that it’s …

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Looks can be deceiving: dialing in with the Sette burr

April 6, 2017

By Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist & US Brewers Cup Competitor 2017 The Sette Series, …

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270W weight consistency issues? New Feet solution

March 23, 2017

As the Sette 270W gets into the hands of more coffee enthusiasts, Baratza Support is …

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Burriliant news for Sette Series!

March 16, 2017

AP Burr (left) BG Burr (Right) We’re excited to announce the availability of a 2nd …

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Alex Choppin-Brewers Cup Recipe

March 10, 2017

In February, Alex Choppin, our Baratza Support Specialist, came in 3rd place at the qualifying …

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Sette Shims for Recalibration

February 24, 2017

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about what these are and if they’re needed. …

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Be a Service Technician at Baratza

February 7, 2017

We added a new person last Fall and already, due to rapid growth in our …

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Alex Choppin – Baratza’s Brewers Cup Competitor

February 6, 2017

We’re so stoked here at Baratza to have a team member representing us in competition! …

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Team Baratza on the road!

January 12, 2017

Joyce Klassen Colin Francois Alex Choppin Pierce Jens Team Baratza and our grinders will be …

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Sette Finally Arrives on Kitchen Counters in North America!

November 18, 2016

It happened, in case you didn’t hear… Our certifications have been received and we are …

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Duty Cycle of the Sette Series #UsingTheRightToolForTheJob

November 15, 2016

The Sette 270 and 270w have shipped and we are delighted with the initial feedback …

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Alex Choppin joins Baratza!

September 6, 2016

We’re delighted to welcome Alex Choppin to our team as a Support Specialist. We all …

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Sette Series-Upgrade of Convertible Holder

August 5, 2016

When we designed the Sette Series, we conceived a totally new, built-in, convertible holder that …

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Sette – Delay in Shipping – US & Canada

July 14, 2016

We have important information to share about the availability of the Sette 270 and 270W …

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Dublin here we come!

June 19, 2016

This week we head to Dublin for World of Coffee! Kyra Kennedy, Kyle Anderson and …

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Want to join the Baratza team??

June 8, 2016

Our customers use all these grinders on a daily basis to make their favorite cups …

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SCAA2016 Best New Product

April 22, 2016

Last week we ‘did’ the SCAA in Atlanta! It was a huge show for us …

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Wondering about the Sette name?

April 8, 2016

It’s Italian for 7. The grinder shape is like a 7. It’s the 7th coffee …

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Sette: Part III – Acaia Inside

March 30, 2016

A first for home espresso grinding – dosing by weight directly into a portafilter! Yes, …

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Sette – Part II – Etzinger

March 16, 2016

Part II – 3/16/16 One of the totally new pieces to the Sette is the …

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Sette: Next Generation Baratza

March 16, 2016

Part I The secret is out that we are up to something new! You’ll know …

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Baratza in România

November 2, 2015

This is a guest post from our importer and distributor in Romania, Wanderlust Coffee Company.

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Choosing the Best Baratza Grinder for YOU

June 1, 2015

What grinder is best for me? This question has popped up more than a few …

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Staffing Changes at Baratza

April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 The day has come for us to bid farewell to Sarah Dooley …

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Got Itt – Baratza partner!

April 8, 2015

Pierce Jens and Quinn Anderson, both brilliant and seasoned Baratza tech specialists have joined forces …

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SCAA/Baratza Happenings 2015

April 2, 2015

Baratza at SCAA 2015 – BOOTH 10041 (South Hall) Wow – only one week away …

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Recalibration of a Conical Burr Grinder

March 24, 2015

by Pierce Jens, Technical Support The amount of information that is at the tip of …

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Baratza Production Expansion in Taiwan

February 25, 2015

We feel gratified to share that Baratza grew at a rate of 66% last year …

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Life Expectancy of Burrs

January 27, 2015

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Founder and Chief Engineer People ask us all the time about …

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Baratza Travel – Safe & Strong!

January 23, 2015

For years we’ve had people asking about tough, protective cases to use when they take …

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Grinding for Espresso – Metal vs Ceramic Burrs

January 15, 2015

by Sarah Dooley and Pierce Jens Since the introduction of the Forte AP and BG …

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Baratza Discount to Barista Guild of America (BGA) Members

December 16, 2014

To support the members of BGA who have chosen to join this organization for their …

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Baratza, Sarah Dooley, and Milk And Coffee

October 7, 2014

Change is in the air!  Sarah Dooley, our Education and Quality Manager is at the …

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STOP! Don’t Dump It – Fix It!

September 22, 2014

Most small, consumer appliances are designed to wear out, or stop being useful in a …

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Baratza Supports Street Bean – Guest Blog

September 17, 2014

Baratza recently donated grinders to Street Bean to support the important work they are doing …

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Foreign Exchange Tech – Martin Fu

August 28, 2014

We’ve had the pleasure of welcoming Martin Fu to our Bellevue HQ this summer! Martin …

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Release of Vario 886

August 15, 2014

Big News – Effective 8/14/14, The Vario now comes standard with the Metal PortaHolder! When …

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Colin Francois – Field Report from Barista Camp

June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014 Q & A With Colin Francois, Barista Camp Back From the Field- …

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Rimini Italy – World Coffee Event 2014

June 10, 2014

World Coffee Event 2014 in Rimini, Italy. Baratza doing a bit of grinding!

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Baratza at SCAA 2014 – BOOTH 10041

April 15, 2014

Baratza at SCAA 2014 – BOOTH 10041 We are in the final countdown to The …

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Forté-BG on Bar at TED2014

March 14, 2014

Only 3 days left before TED2014 kicks off! This year Canada is the location and …

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Static in your grinding – it's complex!

March 7, 2014

By Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Owner and Engineer Static: the grossly misunderstood and (still, to this …

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GB 2.0 Upgrade Kit & Video Tutorial Guide

February 26, 2014

February 27, 2014 Baratza is always striving to improve, from the time we manufactured our …

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Rice, It’s Just Not a Good Idea (for cleaning!).

February 16, 2014

February 17, 2014 For many of us, cleaning the grinder is a monthly if not …

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Smart Dose – grinding for espresso by weight!

January 17, 2014

Sarah Dooley, Baratza Quality Control & Educator The Forte Series is packed full of amazing …

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Commercial applications: Forte vs the Vario/Vario-W

December 13, 2013

by Kyle Anderson & Kyra Kennedy, Co-Owners of Baratza December 12, 2013 Our experience with …

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3 DAYS – 3 BARATZA GIFTS !!

December 13, 2013

December 13, 2013 Yes, we’re going crazy sending grinders out the doors and fulfilling all …

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Grinding for Espresso

December 12, 2013

by Sarah Dooley, Education Manager December 12, 2013 At Baratza, we spend a healthy amount …

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Small wing nut makes the difference!

November 26, 2013

November 26, 2013 Baratza is always making small changes to our grinders to improve performance, …

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Having a weak link (plastic burr holder) is a good thing!!

November 19, 2013

November 19, 2013 By Kyle Anderson, Chief Engineer All of our grinders use a powerful …

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#BaratzaThanksYOU Virtuoso Givaway

November 14, 2013

November 13, 2013 It’s the season of Giving Thanks and we have our 1st #BaratzaThanksYOU event in …

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Grind Settings to get you started!

November 11, 2013

November 11, 2013 by Sarah Dooley, Education and Quality Manager Baratza provides our users with …

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Refurbs: a Win-Win!

October 31, 2013

In conjunction with our Repair Program, to support our goal of reducing waste to the …

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3 Winners – Grinder Repair, Sustainability, & Creative Writers!

October 28, 2013

October 28, 2013 by Sarah Dooley, Education & Quality Manager You may never run large …

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#TeamBaratza, This is how WE do it!

October 16, 2013

by Sarah Dooley October 15, 2013 We are part of teams throughout life, whether we …

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Rusty Burrs – Really??

October 15, 2013

by Kyle Anderson, Baratza President and Chief Designer I think the time has come to …

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Sarah Dooley on Serving Well

October 1, 2013

Post by Sarah Dooley, Education and Quality Manager No one will debate I have had …

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Roasters Weigh-In On The Forté!

September 16, 2013

The Forté AP (All Purpose) and BG (Brew Grinder) new commerical grinders have been shipping out to our customers …

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Forte Feedback from the Professionals!

June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 At SCAA in Boston, there was a satellite cafe at the entrance …

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SCAA Boston April 2013 – What a Show!

May 1, 2013

April 30, 2013 by Joyce Klassen Specialty Coffee Association of America held ‘The Event’ this …

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New Products – Forté Grinder and Removable Hopper

March 25, 2013

March 25, 2013 OK, so the word is out! We have new, exciting products to …

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Vario-W on Bar at TED2013

February 20, 2013

February 20, 2013 TED is passionate about people sharing their ideas to enrich the lives …

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Vario Faceplate

December 27, 2012

December 27, 2012 Recently we’ve had a lot of questions from consumers about the faceplate …

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Our Green efforts…..

November 8, 2012

November 8, 2012 Recently, a friend was telling us about a dishwasher she’d bought just …

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Video of GB 2.0 installation

October 23, 2012

October 23, 2012 At the beginning of 2012 we introduced the 2nd generation gearbox (GB …

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Baratza Support – how we get you back grinding coffee ASAP!

October 4, 2012

October 9, 2012 Something happens with your grinder and it stops working or grinds differently …

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Steel vs Ceramic burrs and heat generation – the lowdown

September 17, 2012

September 17,2012 Recently we did a short blog on the life of burrs! It was …

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Coffee Shop Feature #3 – Rowster Coffee, Grand Rapids, MI

August 6, 2012

Rowster is a combined roastery and coffee bar in Grand Rapids, MI. Stephen Curtis gave …

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Coffee Shop Feature # 2 – Mudhouse Coffee, Charlottesville, VA

July 12, 2012

July 12, 2012 Today we are featuring our 2nd Coffee Shop where consumers can go …

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Coffee Shop Feature #1 – New World Coffee House, Raleigh NC

June 15, 2012

June 15, 2012 We, at Baratza, are constantly being asked by consumers where can they …

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ENCORE – Baratza’s New Conical Burr Grinder!

March 8, 2012

March 8, 2012 Well the cat is out of the bag and the word has …

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Baratza Vario-W works the Coffee Common brew bar at TED2012

February 27, 2012

Monday, February 27, 2012 Today marks the beginning of TED2012 conference in Long Beach, CA …

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Baratza's Weight Based Grinding – answers to FAQ’s

December 24, 2011

Saturday, December 24, 2011 By Kyle Anderson We launched the innovative ‘grind by weight’ grinder, …

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Baratza Virtuoso Upgrade!

December 8, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011 You’ve probably heard that this month (December 2011), we upgraded the …

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Vario review by Kamal Grant of Sublime Doughnuts, Atlanta, GA

September 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 There are two things we take very seriously in this life: …

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Weight Based Grinding ….. It Works (not that we doubted it would!)

September 23, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 The feedback is in and it’s very positive! The Vario-E, our …

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Who could use WBG?

September 23, 2011

Monday, April 25th, 2011 Wow, what a week it’s been! Our new weight-based grinding products, …

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The right weight, without the wait – every time!

September 23, 2011

Thursday, April 21st, 2011 We’ve been at it again – we can’t stop! We love …

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Comprehensive Review of Baratza Grinders by Mark Prince, Coffeegeek

September 23, 2011

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010 Mark Prince’s comprehensive review of Baratza grinders is informative about the …

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Never Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth

September 23, 2011

Friday, July 2nd, 2010 Or when given a present, be grateful for your good fortune …

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Confessions: The Road from Super-Automatic to Baratza Grinder

September 23, 2011

Thursday, May 20th, 2010 I must confess that for many years I have depended on …

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Grind Fresh for the Love of Coffee

September 23, 2011

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010 Baratza sells grinders, so of course we believe that grinding fresh …

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Why I Love Coffee

September 23, 2011

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 This is a guest blog post from my friend, Stacy Roach. …

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