Roast magazine announces 2010 Roaster of the Year winners
Equator Estate Coffees & Teas and Kickapoo Coffee take the top honors!
Roast magazine’s Roaster of the Year award recognizes coffee roasting companies that roast and serve coffees of superior quality, exemplify a dedication to sustainable practices and employee education, and demonstrate a commitment to the coffee industry, among other criteria.
Two categories of the award are presented each year. Equator Estate Coffees & Teas of San Rafael, Calif., took the top spot in the large (macro) roaster category, which includes companies roasting more than 100,000 pounds of coffee each year. Kickapoo Coffee of Viroqua, Wis., won in the small (micro) roaster category.
Congratulations to Equator and Kickapoo!