Presta Coffee Roasters Pulls Into Former Gas Station in TucsonDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

zaphfrans
Presta Coffee Tucson 9th 1

The new Presta Coffee bar at 501 E 9th St in Tucson. All photos by Torey Hayden. 

With a touch of serendipity, bicycle-themed Presta Coffee Roasters has opened its third retail location inside a former filling station in Tucson, Arizona.

The 100-year-old building that was originally used to gas up motor vehicles now provides a different kind of fuel to the humans passing through on four wheels, two wheels or by foot.

Presta Coffee Owner Curtis Zimmerman told Daily Coffee News it was simply for the beauty of the structure and its location along a popular bike route that made

Read more

Nesco Home Coffee Roasters Recalled Due to Overheating IncidentsDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

zaphfrans
Nesco CR-04-13

Nesco Home Coffee Roasters Model CR-14-13 sold between August and December of last year are involved in the recall.

Two Rivers, Wisconsin-based distributor Metal Ware Corporation has issued a recall for Nesco Model CR-04-13 Coffee Bean Roasters, commonly referred to by resellers as Nesco Home Coffee Roasters.

The voluntary recall was announced by Nesco brand owner Metal Ware and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission yesterday following reports of overheating that caused plastic components to melt, coffee beans to burn “and/or flames and smoke to emanate from the roaster.”

No injuries have been reported, according to the CPSC, which has

Read more

Glitter Cat Shines a Light on Roasters with New Subscription ServiceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

zaphfrans

Glitter Cat Barista Roasters Spotlight

While plenty of roasted coffee subscriptions focus on the roasting brand behind the coffee, precious few focus on the people behind the machines.

With green coffee generously supplied by Seattle-based Atlas Coffee Importers, Glitter Cat Barista is doing the latter, this month launching a roasted coffee subscription platform called The Roasters Spotlight.

The subscription follows the Los Angeles-based nonprofit’s stated goal of reimagining the coffee industry through accessible events, competitions and training for marginalized hospitality professionals. The organization successfully pivoted to online event management in 2020, a year that also happened to see an uptick in home sales

Read more