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BUSINESSES FOR SALE

Central Texas Coffee Company For Sale. The current owners are retiring and looking to hand over a fast-growing coffee roasting operation to a competent business operator. With sales growth in double digits and current sales of over one million dollars, both wholesale and internet sales, this fully automated factory can produce more than triple current production with minimum staff. Qualified buyers please contact centraltexascoffeecompany@protonmail.me for more details.


Established Afterburner Manufacturing Business for Sale Eight model sizes to accompany 10Kg to 240Kg roasters. Turnkey, high-efficiency, lean manufacturing business model. Includes: plate rolls (capacity ¼” thick X 6’ wide), bandsaw with infeed and outfeed rolls, forklift with charger, specialty test equipment/tools, Excel spreadsheets to calculate values to assistant clients with air quality permitting, AutoCAD 2019 drawings for all models for laser/plasma cut parts, cut lists, UL electrical drawings, developed website and domain, and more. Will provide training during transition. Owner financing available. For more information call Craig at 208.290.4722 or email sheriegbarber@gmail.com.

LOOKING TO BUY

Looking to purchase a 12-15 kilo roaster. Can pay cash and can potentially pick up, depending on location. Also interested in afterburner and destoner. Please email alex@thewydown.com.

HELP WANTED

Customer Service & Sales Support Position with Coffee Industry Experience at Espresso Parts. Espresso Parts LLC is a modest company with big ambitions and we have quickly grown a worldwide presence within the specialty coffee trade. At Espresso Parts we focus everything on the customer experience, we are a dynamic team with the sole purpose of providing the best customer service experience, period! We strive to learn as much as we can each and every day so that we can bring our customers the newest innovations, the best equipment, tools, and supplies available! We pride ourselves on being one of the most innovative and creative companies in the specialty coffee trade! For the full job description and to apply visit espressoparts.com/pages/career-opportunities.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer Opportunities with Farmer-to-Farmer Program in Guatemala

Partners of the Americas’ USAID-funded Farmer-to-Farmer Program (F2F) provides technical assistance to agricultural producers, organizations, agribusinesses, and universities in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through F2F, U.S. specialists spend two to three weeks on specific technical assignments, working directly with counterparts in the region to address local needs.

Current opportunities:

• Coffee Industry Expert Working with the Federación Comercializadora de Café Especial de Guatemala (FECCEG). The FECCEG is seeking enter a new market at various levels of the value chain by roasting its coffee beans. A F2F volunteer is needed to initiate a coffee shop network for final consumers and connect a distribution line of organic products and companies with a social responsibility for coffee. It is expected that at the end of the assignment FECCEG will understand the operational costs for roasting beans along with an investment plan, network of potential customers, and a reference of potential distribution and supply partners. This assignment contributes to the broader goals and objectives of the Rural Enterprise Development project by supporting small, medium, and large holder companies in one of Guatemala’s most lucrative value chains, coffee.

• Professional Coffee Taster Working with Asociación de Productores de Olopa (APOLO). APOLO coffee is expanding to new markets but lacks knowledge of how to market their coffee because they do not know what kind of qualities or potential their coffee has. A F2F volunteer is needed to train APOLO staff in cupping processes as well as the techniques and parameters to determine the quality of the coffee as well as the best barista techniques. It is expected that at the end of the assignment APOLO will have a reference for cupping and the correct barista methodology to continue replicating the process. This assignment contributes to the broader goals and objectives of the Rural Enterprise Development project by supporting coffee holder’s companies in one of Guatemala’s most lucrative value chains, coffee.

For more information on the Farmer-to-Farmer Program visit partners.net/volunteer-farmer-farmer. For a full position description and to apply please email farmertofarmer@partners.net with your resume or CV attached.

USED EQUIPMENT FOR SALE

2001 Diedrich IR-12 with Afterburner. Equipped with thermocouple and Phidget. 12Kg/26lb capacity. Designed to roast batches as small as 6Kg/13.2lbs. All new motors and brand new upgraded automation system. Located in Stockton, California. Contact Zach at zach.bailey@trailcoffeeroasters.com for pricing, additional photos, and more information. $38,000 OBO.

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Sonofresco 2lb Fluid Bed Air Roaster, runs on propane. Excellent condition. $2800. Call John for more details, 417.214.4722.


Canyon BC-66 Grand Coffee Grinder. Extra set of new grinding discs included. Call John for more details, 417.214.4722.


5kg Proaster Coffee Roaster (CR-03) for sale. Gently used. $19,000 plus local sales tax + shipping costs if applicable. Skip overseas shipping charge on new build and save! Free pickup optional. Visit amateurcoffee.com/proaster for more details.

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60-kilo Probat G60 with afterburner, destoner and green coffee loader. This Probat G60 60-kilo roaster is a workhorse that can produce up to 130+lbs. per batch (or a full bag) and run all day long. This natural gas roaster with structural steel support system is fully automated with a renowned Allen Bradley control panel, thermal afterburner, chaff collector, water quenching, cooling bin, destoner and loader. $190,000. Email pdxorders@groundworkcoffee.com.

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