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best regards, Lloyd Burgess, Founder of The Coffee Roasters

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  1. Sell green beans

    Provide green coffee beans on the site for home roasting

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    • Links to buy recommended equipment?

      Maybe include a page with links to items you recommend, such as good Aero-presses, V60's, hand grinders etc.
      These could just be Amazon links or to other pages, for example, if one of your Roasters is selling something.

      10 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • Roasters choice coffee of the month

          Roaster votes for their favourite coffee of the month.

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          • Offer explorer / tasting packs of decaf beans

            Finding a good decaf ain't easy. It would be great to be able to buy tasting packs with multiple small sample bags of decaf beans in order to try, try and try again :-)

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            • 5 votes
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              • Offer speciality hot chocolate for sale

                We have the opportunity to offer speciality hot chocolate for sale on the site. I know it's not coffee however there are similarities! What do you think - would you like to see it on the site?

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                • Add estimated delivery date when ordering

                  When items are added to cart, show the expected delivery date of the coffee

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                  • Referral scheme

                    A couple of friends have now subscribed based on my recommendation. It would good to see some kind of referral reward scheme e.g. next month free for both.

                    3 votes
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                    • Order different types of grind at the same time

                      Would be nice to be able to order whole beans at the same time as ground coffee. Currently it defaults to your grind preference which works 95% of the time, but if you want to order a different type you have to do it through separate transactions.

                      3 votes
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                      • (For coffee newbies?)

                        - please give some indication of strength, even if on a random numeric basis?

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                        • Can we promote any Green Beans which people may have available?

                          I think a question was asked before, but cannot see if any Green Beans are being sold on here. So wondering if we could?
                          Thanks.

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                          • Roaster forum

                            Provide a public or private forum to help coffee roasters get to know other roasters and to exchange ideas, tips, questions, info etc.

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                            • Waste reduction and process efficiency in coffee Roasting

                              Would it be a good idea to share good practice on novel / effective methods for waste reduction, recycling and other process innovations in coffee roasting?

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                              • extend the list of flavours in the Advanced Filtering and Searching tool

                                I know that you have to stop somewhere with this particular filter list, but would it be a good idea to review the list in the light of current usage of descriptors. I have to admit to a personal interest: Rhubarb is one of my key identifiers of a coffee that I'm going to like (who knew?) but it doesn't appear on the filter list, so I can't quickly find those coffees

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                                • A search filter for brew style

                                  Expert opinion /user voting / feedback to assist in a score system for each coffee / brew style, i.e Cold Brew , Aeropress.
                                  This would help to find coffee suited to a particular / favorite brew method.

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                                  • A "how to" guide for coffee fans

                                    Offer a "how to" guide or forum for members to share ideas like "how to home roast green beans" etc.

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                                    • 1 vote
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