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Coffee Analysts
32 Lakeside Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401

Coffee Laboratory

At our advanced coffee laboratory, we calibrate our systems and equipment for efficient, accurate results. Our team of coffee techs bar-code each sample. The Coffee Analyst Sensory Panel always performs taste tests “blind,” using a three-digit code to ensure objectivity.

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

  • Analytical Scales (accurate to .0001 grams)
  • Moisture & water activity meters
  • Agtron Coffee Roast Analyzer
  • Color Spectrophotometer (for measurement of color)
  • Scientific Vacuum Ovens (for moisture loss-by-drying analysis)
  • Scientific Convection Oven (for dehydration and total dissolved solids testing)
  • Ro-tap (to measure grind particle size distribution)
  • Viscometer (to measure the thickness of beverages or syrups)
  • Digital Refractometer (to determine brix levels refractive index of liquids)
  • Headspace Analyzers (to measure % oxygen and % carbon dioxide)
  • Vacuum Gauge (to measure package and canned coffee vacuum)
  • Dissolved Solids Meters (to determine concentration of ions in solution)
  • Digital pH Meters
  • Grinders of various models (to grind roasted whole bean, espresso, or green coffee)
  • Commercial and consumer drip coffee brewers of various models and capacities
  • Single-cup coffee brewers of various models
  • Commercial Espresso machine

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