• Need technical assistance? We have over a decade of experience in all aspects of coffee science.

  • Explore the chemistry of coffee with our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) program.

  • 90% of caffeine is extracted within the first minute of extraction. Learn more about the chemistry of brewing at our upcoming seminar.

  • Ensure consistency by measuring roast color with our infrared JAVALYTICS color analyzer.

  • Need a professional assessment of your green coffee? We provide a comprehensive testing package.

  • It takes approximately 5 years before coffee makes it to your kitchen table. Learn more about coffee production at our seminar.

CSC-1 Seminar coming to San Francisco: April 16-17th

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Okay coffee geeks, so for all you who missed our previous sessions in Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle, we're back! This time in San Francisco, CA.

Online registration is now open so secure your seat soon. Limited seating and early bird discounts apply.

WIRED: What's Inside Your Cup

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Unlocking Coffee's Chemical Composition: Part 1

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Everyday millions of people around the world begin their day religiously with a morning cup of coffee. Though today we easily identify coffee in its beverage form, it wasn’t always this way in the beginning.

Throughout history, coffee has taken on several physical transformations, initially serving as an energy source when nomadic tribes combined coffee berries with animal fat as an early form of an energy bar. Later it was consumed as a tea, then wine, and finally to the beverage we’ve come to identify today. But how much of coffee’s chemical composition do we actually know?

What's In Your Cup: Sweetener Edition

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A new year has come and for many this means taking on a new set of resolutions for 2014. Take a look at any new years resolution survey and "losing weight" is by far the most popular followed by saving money. 

Handheld Roast Color Analyzer

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Listen up coffee roasters!

Introducing our newest portable Roast Color meter for specialty coffee. No longer be tied down to the lab - this fully functional infrared color meter allows for on-site analysis of any roasted coffee blend. For a limited time we'll ship for free anywhere within the continental USA. 

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