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A dream in the works…

Back when I used to manage our Overland Park locations I would occasionally get the opportunity to train wholesale accounts. It wasn’t as often as I would have liked, but it helped me understand that training was something that I was extremely interested in pursuing. I hoped that one day I might be able to… Continue Reading

PTS IMPROVED TRAINING PROGRAM

Training, in many ways, is the cornerstone of any successful coffee business. You can use the best coffee available, have the best possible location, and buy top of the line equipment, but without proper instruction on preparation methods, there is no guarantee of success. With the specialty coffee industry on the rise, consumers are becoming… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY SHIPPING

The Holiday rush is in full swing, and last minute shopping for the perfect gift is starting to become even more frantic. If that perfect gift happens to be coffee from PTs Coffee Roasting Co, make sure that you choose UPS 2-Day shipping for orders placed after December 19th. As much as possible, we will… Continue Reading

3 MORE: 90-PLUS REVIEWS!

The ice is thawing in Topeka finally. And with each drop of water that melts making the roads safer to drive on, our moods in the PTs Coffee Roasting Co. offices improve just a little bit.  Well, thats the way I was going to start this blog, until late last night when I got an email review… Continue Reading

EXCELLENT POEM FROM HB

Take a look at this post on Home-Barista.com….  Home BaristaExcellent Post Kathleen! Thank You!!!!!!A Visit From HB and the Site Sponsors ’Twas a month before the Holidays, when all across the land, Home Baristas all gathered, with their open hands; Their cups were placed by their machines with care, In hopes that HB and the SPONSORS soon would be there; The baristas… Continue Reading

Apples to Apples

As fall sets in there are numerous things to think about if you work in the coffee industry. It’s time to get the retail merchandise out, to staff up behind the bar and brace ourselves for the busiest time of the year. In addition to the normal hubbub, we are only about 9 weeks away… Continue Reading

GUIDE TO GREAT COFFEE…

THANK YOU, GREATCOFFEE.COM!  We are honored to be included in your list of the top 50 roasters in the USA, but we are just getting started! It was just the other day I got a package in the mail from GreatCoffee.com. They are an online site selling coffee from the top roasters in the industry. As… Continue Reading

MAN IN THE PTs VAN

  Every week here at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. hundreds of orders get placed. While a decent amount of them are shipped to their final destination, there are still numerous accounts that are in our local delivery range, local meaning from Topeka to the outer reaches of the Kansas City metro area. It takes an… Continue Reading

ONE WEEK IN GUATEMALA…

Guatemala coffees are always a delight to roast, brew and drink. It’s hard to describe the flavor of a Guatemalan coffee though in generic terms. Thats because the country is so diverse, the land so rich in mineral content and the weather so perfect for growing coffee it’s almost hard not to grow a nice… Continue Reading

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