DUE TO THE ONGOING IMPACT OF COVID-19, BARATZA HQ, IN BELLEVUE WA, IS OPERATING WITH MINIMAL STAFFING FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR TEAM. THIS MAY CAUSE MULTI-DAY DELAYS FOR COMMUNICATIONS AND ORDER FULFILLMENT – SEE OUR UPDATED SHIPPING POLICY. WE APPRECIATE YOUR PATIENCE IN OUR EFFORTS TO TAKE CARE OF OUR TEAM AND OUR BELLEVUE COMMUNITY AS WE STRIVE TO TAKE CARE OF YOU AND YOUR GRIND.

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Giving Thanks

We want to take a moment to give thanks to some of our shining lights who work tirelessly to help coffee farming women, youth, and communities. While there are many organizations associated with the broader Specialty Coffee industry doing important wor…

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starbucks barista

The One Baratza Starbucks Barista

Still have that vintage Starbucks Barista and need parts? Here’s what you need to know. Like all of our units, we have parts and troubleshooting information for this unit on our website.

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Exciting new change in ownership at Baratza!

  October 1, 2020 by Kyra Kennedy Kyle Anderson and I co-founded Baratza 21 years ago. It’s been an amazing adventure to build the company to its current position in the global specialty coffee market.  Over two decades later, the time has now com…

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USCC Recap

US Coffee Champs OC 2020 Recap

  Team Baratza had a wonderful 3 days at USCC in Orange County, meeting so many great people in our industry. We volunteered at the Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters stages and got to see and experience, up close, the incredible presentations from the c…

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Encore Sustainability

Our Journey to Sustainability

Sustainable. We see that word thrown around everywhere – if something is made of bamboo or can be repurposed as a wind chime someday, companies call it a “sustainable” option. If a café switches to compostable straws, that café can call that a “sustain…

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When Should I Replace My Burrs?

Let’s say you own a Baratza grinder. You’ve had it for a few years now and you’ve been enjoying fresh ground coffee on demand. When you boil it all down, a coffee grinder is just a machine that turns burrs. Machines need work overtime, right? A car nee…

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Grind by Weight

Grind By Weight

It’s important to know how to control the amount of coffee you grind – by volume, time or weight. We cover these three big methods here, but long-story-short the very best of those is to grind coffee by weight. “Grind-by-weight” is the term we use to d…

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Tasting Flavor Notes in Coffee Part 2

After finally getting the taste notes in your last bag of beans, you’re deep down your flavor discovery. You’ve become familiar with the Guatemala you’ve been drinking and you decide to change it up a bit. You pick up a Kenya – citrus sweetness with co…

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