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Thread: Roast to order in Japan.

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    Senior Member paulau's Avatar
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    Roast to order in Japan.

    Gene Cafe Coffee Roaster $850 - Free Beans Free Freight

    Recently I was on a holiday in Japan and discovered this roast to order shop at the Kuromon Market in Osaka. You got to choose your own beans and then they would be roasted them to order.

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    Senior Member Dennis's Avatar
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    Re: Roast to order in Japan.

    Thats one hell of a Corretto! :)

    Theres at least one major coffee roaster in Sydney where you can do the same thing, though on a smaller scale, using a 600gm Green Bean Machine. I think they might actually lose money on the scheme but its a nice to have for the patrons.

    While I was there I looked at their retail packs and it was sad to see there was at least a 3 month best before date on the packs instead of a roast date. Also printed on the pack was advice that once opened, the beans should be kept in either the fridge or freezer. :o

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    Re: Roast to order in Japan.

    St Ali are about to do a similar thing. They just set up a Probat sample roaster. The fun part is, I think theyre going to let the customer do the roast - Well, at least stand there and watch them do it.

    St Ali dont recommend putting your beans in the fridge or freezer forunately.

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    Senior Member Koffee_Kosmo's Avatar
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    Re: Roast to order in Japan.

    Behmor Brazen - $249 - Free Freight
    Veneziano in Brisbane have the 1 kg Giesen drum roaster available for roast to order
    But the customer does the roasting
    Its DIY


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