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WBC HAS NEW BOARD MEMBER…

Long Beach, CA. U.S.A. (July 22 2008) — The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) announces the appointment of Emily Oak as the newest member to represent the association’s interest on the World Barista Championship (WBC) Board of Directors. Oak is Director of Training and Development for Australian Independent Roasters, an SCAA member and wholesale… Continue Reading

FRIENDS IN THE NEWS…

Seems many of our friends here at PTs have been making some headlines lately. From Matt Milletto, director of training for the American Barista & Coffee School in Portland, Ore. to Andrew Hetzel, owner of Cafe Makers. Follow the links to learn more about some of the friends of PTs Coffee Roasting Co..

NOW HIRING COFFEE PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Ever wanted to work in the coffee business?  How about get some hands on experience learning coffee from professionals? Nows your chance! PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is looking for energetic, intelligent, quick learners who are not afraid of a little hard work. Position involves early mornings and heavy lifting. Must be willing to learn and be very attentive to details. Some… Continue Reading

PT’s Barista in the news!

PTs Coffee Roasting Co.’s outstanding barista and USBC Runner-up two consecutive years, Pete Licata, is interviewed by Kansas City’s independent and alternative news magazine Pitch Weekly! Read the interview, it’s fun and entertaining.Here’s to making great coffee! Jeff 

WORLD BARISTA CHAMPIONSHIP

Another year has come and gone in the world of barista competitions. PTs Coffee Roasting Co. was well represented again this year by Pete Licata, PTs – Jayhawk Central – location Manager; and Robin Seitz, Barrington Village Manager.  Pete took 2nd, for the second year in a row, at the United States Barista Championship. Robin performed well but had some bad luck… Continue Reading

ORIGIN UPDATE – SEE WHAT IS HAPPENING IN TANZANIA

Sustainable Harvest just released a video slide show about their extensive efforts to improve the quality of coffee in the Gombe region of Tanzania. Our roast of this coffee just received a 90 from Coffee Review. In the cup, we get a sweet spiciness that resembles thyme, and as it cools the sweetness is accentuated… Continue Reading

I KNEW IT ALL ALONG!

A new study published in  Annals of Internal Medicine  has good news for coffee drinkers: Regular coffee drinking (up to 6 cups per day) is not associated with increased deaths in either men or women. In fact, both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee consumption is associated with a somewhat smaller rate of death from heart disease. Click here to read more… 

PT’S TANZANIA, KANYOVU COOP FEATURED IN FRESH CUP MAGAZINE

In the last month or so, I am sure that some of you may be tired of hearing about the Gombe Coffee Project in Tanzania. We are so proud of the work that Sustainable Harvest has been doing with the Kanyovu Coop that we are telling everyone that will listen. Well, now you do not… Continue Reading

MAKING SALVADORAN HISTORY!

PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is proud to announce we led a group of roasters from around the United States  and El Salvador to purchase Finca La Lainez – Lot #6 – in the Cup of Excellence auction held June 5, 2008. In the process we assisted, San Salvador based cafe and roaster, Viva Espresso to become pioneers as the first El… Continue Reading

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