Auto Tampers Are Changing The Espresso Game

Auto Tampers Increase Consistency in Coffee Shops

One of the biggest problems that coffee professionals face is consistency. Enter auto tampers. Without them, is it possible to get consistent 20-30 second shots of espresso every single time? Probably not. Let’s review why.

Baristas have to be consistent on many variables, including:

  • Grind setting
  • Coffee dose weight
  • Tamping pressure
  • Angle of the tamper when tamping

That’s a lot to control.

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The 5 Step Approach Of A Successful Coffeepreneur®

The 5 Step Approach Of A Successful Coffeepreneur®

I used to think I needed to be perfect, or have all the answers, or all the conditions had to be just right on day one so I could begin my journey toward opening my coffee business. What I eventually realized was nobody who is truly successful is perfect (or even good) when they begin. They aren’t business experts, they aren’t the best in their class,

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