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Choosing the Best Baratza Grinder for YOU

What grinder is best for me? This question has popped up more than a few times in this Support department, I hope that this blog will help inform and educate how to optimize your grinder selection for your caffeination needs.

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SCAA/Baratza Happenings 2015

Baratza at SCAA 2015 – BOOTH 10041 (South Hall) Wow – only one week away from The Event that is #SCAA2015. Once again, we’ll be in our hometown of Seattle for this 27th Specialty Coffee Association of America Expo! It’s going to be a hugely exciting fe…

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Recalibration of a Conical Burr Grinder

by Pierce Jens, Technical Support The amount of information that is at the tip of our fingers, thanks to the Internet, is a powerful asset. Unfortunately this power can be bad as well as good, for information can be skewed or misinterpreted and then sh…

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Baratza Production Expansion in Taiwan

We feel gratified to share that Baratza grew at a rate of 66% last year Internationally, and over 30% in the US, per year, for the last 5+ years! The ongoing interest and demand for Specialty Coffee, and quality grinders to grind it, has fueled this gr…

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Life Expectancy of Burrs

Insights by Kyle Anderson, Baratza Co-Founder and Chief Engineer People ask us all the time about life expectancy of their burrs. It’s hard to give a hard and fast rule as the life expectancy of a burr varies, depending on the type of coffee, degree of…

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Baratza Travel – Safe & Strong!

For years we’ve had people asking about tough, protective cases to use when they take their Baratza grinders on the road for demos, pop-ups, catering, competitions and more! We developed one as special thank you and it seems like it got a bit of attent…

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Grinding for Espresso – Metal vs Ceramic Burrs

by Sarah Dooley and Pierce Jens Since the introduction of the Forte AP and BG grinders, the team at Baratza has been doing a lot of taste testing on both grinders. With regards to tasting espresso specifically, we have noticed that the ceramic burrs pr…

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Baratza Supports Street Bean – Guest Blog

Baratza recently donated grinders to Street Bean to support the important work they are doing – getting youth off the streets and giving them real skills, and an opportunity to improve their lives. Ben Blake, a long time Baratza friend and supporter, m…

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Release of Vario 886

Big News – Effective 8/14/14, The Vario now comes standard with the Metal PortaHolder! When we launched the Forté-AP with the Metal PortaHolder we got a lot of interest and requests to change out the Vario plastic PortaHolder with the heavy-duty metal…

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