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Roasting Coffee & Green Coffee Beans

Hi Everyone,

Thinking diving into roasting my own coffee. Has anyone done this before? What equipment did you use and where did you purchase it? Trying to find green coffee beans but haven't been able to find any local shop.

Any shared experience or tips if much appreciated.

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Re: Roasting Coffee & Green Coffee Beans

Go to sweetmarias.com. Not sure if they deliver to CH.
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Re: Roasting Coffee & Green Coffee Beans

I'm also interested in this - will check it out in Zurich in the next week or so, and let you know.
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Have you had any success? I bought some in Zürich Kreis 5 and have tried in the pan at home. Success sometimes and less so other
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Re: Roasting Coffee & Green Coffee Beans

I use a popcorn maker... works well enough. Considering a roaster from ali...

Just remember to keep the green beans in the freezer ,....
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Not so far, as too much else needing urgent attention. I'll post it ever I find a source.
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Not so far, as too much else needing urgent attention. I'll post it ever I find a source.
Plenty on ali...
https://www.aliexpress.com/wholesale...coffee+roaster

This one doesn't look too bad:

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Elec...StoreLevelAB=0

Oops -edit sorry, realised you're after the beans, not the roaster. Can't help there as I get mine in the UK
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Re: Roasting Coffee & Green Coffee Beans

Was finally able to find some green coffee to roast with a reasonable shipping cost (the shipping less than the cost of coffee).

You find some at roastrebels.ch

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Was finally able to find some green coffee to roast with a reasonable shipping cost (the shipping less than the cost of coffee).

You find some at roastrebels.ch

Cheers!

And was it worth the effort? I cant really see the point in doing this yourself as its easier just to find a company or brand offering a mix to suit your own needs, saves the faff, the cleaning, the energy use!
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