Consulting & Analysis for Coffee & Tea
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Lab Services

Unbiased scientific analysis of coffee products.

To consistently deliver distinctive coffee products, standards must be set and maintained. Our team of highly skilled coffee technologists follow published scientific protocols, utilize coded samples, and segregate physical evaluations and sensory analysis to ensure unbiased and accurate reports. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art coffee laboratory in Burlington, Vermont as an extension of your own business.

Testing Equipment

We utilize analytical protocols and testing methods published by the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), the Green Coffee Association (GCA), the Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (AOAC), and the International Standards Organization (ISO).

Our state-of-the-art testing equipment includes:

  • Analytical Scales (accurate to .0001 grams)
  • Moisture & water activity meters
  • Agtron Coffee Roast Analyzer
  • Color Spectrophotometer
  • Scientific Vacuum Ovens
  • Scientific Convection Oven
  • Ro-Tap roasted & ground coffee sieve shaker
  • Viscometer
  • Digital Refractometer
  • Headspace Analyzers
  • Vacuum Gauges
  • Dissolved Solids Meters, conductivity meters, and Extract Mojo
  • Digital pH Meters
  • Grinders of various models
  • Commercial and consumer drip coffee brewers of various models and capacities
  • Single-cup coffee brewers of various models
  • Commercial Espresso machine & grinder
  • Separate sensory laboratory
  • Gas fueled sample roasters
  • VST LAB Coffee III Refractometer
  • Graiman coffee bean sieve shaker

Testing Options

We test for you

You send us your coffee samples and we’ll do it all.

We test with you.

You join us in the lab and work side-by-side with our technologists.

You test with our support.

You have full access to our laboratories and testing equipment with assistance from our technologists.

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