Author: Joyce

Back to School + Craft Coffee = doing good for Malawi

Posted by Joyce on September 14, 2017 in Blog Education Community Support Baratza Company No Comments

It’s not often that you think about Middle School and great coffee together, right? But that’s definitely what happening at Piedmont Middle School in Charlotte NC. A student team here have a coffee shop, to provide Admin and Faculty with delicious coffee. All this with the goal of raising funds to provide equitable education opportunities for students

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An Entry-Level guide to Entry-Level Espresso with an Entry-Level Espresso Grinder

Posted by Joyce on September 5, 2017 in Blog Education Grinders Product Review SetteSeries No Comments

by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist So you’ve taken the dive down the rabbit hole of home espresso. Congratulations! The Sette 30 is a great machine for you to use as you start this journey. We at Baratza aren’t interested in telling anyone how to make coffee, only how to grind it. That being said, it’s

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I Made Espresso with the Sette 30 with AP Burr Inside, and it was Great!

Posted by Joyce on August 8, 2017 in Blog Education Grinders Product Review SetteSeries No Comments

by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support Specialist. I’ve worked in coffee for twelve years, and most of that time was spent behind an espresso machine. I remember thwacking away at doser chamber paddles while The Shins played overhead in a dark, wood room with big comfy couches. I remember swiping excess coffee with a gift card

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270W weight consistency issues? New Feet solution

Posted by Joyce on March 23, 2017 in Blog Grinders Support Innovation Grind by Weight SetteSeries No Comments

As the Sette 270W gets into the hands of more coffee enthusiasts, Baratza Support is aware of some users encountering an issue with dose accuracy. This seems to happen primarily when grinding directly into a portafilter and the grinder under doses by VARIABLE amounts (generally >1 gram). The 270W scale is sensitive to vibration and

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Sette Finally Arrives on Kitchen Counters in North America!

Posted by Joyce on November 18, 2016 in Blog Grinders Support Customers Innovation Baratza Company Grind by Weight No Comments

It happened, in case you didn’t hear… Our certifications have been received and we are in full Sette production mode at our manufacturing facility in Taiwan. By next week, we’ll have shipped out 2,200 Sette 270 and 270W grinders in the US and Canada! It’s been wild at our operations HQ doing the shipping, with

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Alex Choppin joins Baratza!

Posted by Joyce on September 6, 2016 in Blog Support Baratza Company No Comments

We’re delighted to welcome Alex Choppin to our team as a Support Specialist. We all wear many hats at Baratza, but for the most part Alex handles support calls and emails, plus order processing. Alex brings a wealth of coffee knowledge and skills to the Support team.  He has 10 years in the Specialty Coffee industry

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Sette Series-Upgrade of Convertible Holder

Posted by Joyce on August 5, 2016 in Blog Grinders Innovation No Comments

When we designed the Sette Series, we conceived a totally new, built-in, convertible holder that allows you to grind directly into your portafilter (PF), the supplied grounds bin, or most of the popular brewing devices (Hario, Clever, Able Kone, Aeropress). The feedback about this convertible holder has been extremely positive and it is unique amongst

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Sette – Delay in Shipping – US & Canada

Posted by Joyce on July 14, 2016 in Blog Grinders Customers Innovation Baratza Company No Comments

We have important information to share about the availability of the Sette 270 and 270W grinders! Designing grinders can be huge fun, especially when you get the wonderful support and feedback we’ve had for the Sette Series. However, as anyone who has ever brought anything to market knows, dealing with manufacturing requires certifications, approvals, production,

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SCAA2016 Best New Product

Posted by Joyce on April 22, 2016 in Blog Grinders Innovation homefeat No Comments

Last week we ‘did’ the SCAA in Atlanta! It was a huge show for us and the event was brilliant from so many perspectives: – Most of the Baratza team was on hand to meet, share and soak up the energy of the specialty coffee industry and get a sense of the role (albeit small)

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Sette – Part II – Etzinger

Posted by Joyce on March 16, 2016 in Blog Grinders Burrs Innovation No Comments

Part II – 3/16/16 One of the totally new pieces to the Sette is the revolutionary grinding mechanism. We have been working with Etzinger engineering, a conical burr manufacturer in Lichtenstein for many years. Christian Etzinger was an aeronautical engineer before getting into burr design. Check out this clip of the grind mechanism. This technology

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