Exapro is your marketplace for used industrial machinery. We are proud to present a comprehensive selection of used coffee roasters in our Food Processing Machines category, tailored to fit a wide range of budgets between €10,000 and €45,000. Our assortment of roasters offers the perfect blend of quality, consistency, and sustainability, whether for small artisan roasters or large-scale industrial operations.

Purchasing a used coffee roaster from Exapro not only offers you considerable cost savings, but it also allows for precise control over key machine parameters, such as batch size, roasting time, temperature, airflow, drum speed, and cooling rate. These parameters are crucial for achieving optimal flavour profiles, freshness, and customisation, leading to unique branding opportunities.

Our coffee roasters are sourced from top global manufacturers like Probat, Diedrich, Giesen, Loring, Joper, Toper, and San Franciscan Roaster Company. Whether you're a coffee roasting company, café, restaurant, retail store, educational institution, or a research facility, Exapro's range of high-quality, reliable used coffee roasters can add significant value to your operations. Let us help you brew the perfect cup with our selection of used coffee roasters.







Giesen W6A 2016

Year: 2016

Capacity 6 kg















Explore High-Quality Used Coffee Roasters on Exapro

In our Food Processing Machines category, we're pleased to offer you a superb range of pre-owned coffee roasters. This selection demonstrates our constant dedication to providing dependable equipment at affordable pricing.

Coffee roasting is a finely tuned art, an intricate process that transforms green coffee beans into aromatic masterpieces ready to be ground and brewed. Here at Exapro, we understand the importance of a dependable roaster in this process - whether you're a small artisan roastery or a large-scale industrial operation.

We're proud to offer a wide variety of roasters, tailored to suit a range of batch sizes and roasting styles. From fluid bed roasters to drum roasters, we can help you find the perfect machine for your needs. Our used coffee roasters come from esteemed manufacturers around the globe, ensuring you receive a machine that stands up to rigorous use. Brands include Joper, Probat, Giesen, and more.

Purchasing used industrial machinery, such as coffee roasters, is a savvy business decision. Not only do you reap the benefits of a lower initial outlay, but you're also contributing to a more sustainable business model by reducing waste and reusing machinery. Our second-hand coffee roasters are thoroughly checked, ensuring they offer the same quality and consistency as a new unit.

Our selection of used coffee roasters spans a wide range of prices, typically ranging from €10,000 to €45,000. This broad spectrum allows us to cater to various businesses, from budding coffee startups looking to establish their brand to larger enterprises looking to expand their capacity.

Exapro is a trusted marketplace for used industrial machinery. We have a team of experienced professionals ready to assist you in making the right choice for your business. Our mission is to help you acquire high-quality equipment while reducing the financial burden of brand new machinery.

By choosing a used model from Exapro, you’re investing in a machine that’s proven its worth, while saving on costs and supporting sustainable practices.

 

Main Advantages of Coffee roasters

Coffee roasters are indispensable equipment in the coffee industry, responsible for transforming raw, green coffee beans into the beautifully aromatic, brown coffee beans we are familiar with. The advantages of coffee roasters are numerous:

Quality and Flavour Control. The most significant advantage of owning a coffee roaster is the level of control it provides over the quality and flavour of the coffee. Roasters allow you to adjust temperature, roasting time, and airflow, each of which can drastically affect the flavour profile of the end product. With a coffee roaster, you can fine-tune these variables to create unique and consistent roasts that distinguish your brand.

Freshness. Coffee is at its best shortly after it's been roasted. Having a roaster means you can roast on-demand, providing your customers with the freshest coffee possible. This freshness not only enhances the flavour but also the aroma, providing an overall superior coffee experience.

Cost Savings. Buying green coffee beans and roasting them in-house can be more cost-effective in the long run compared to purchasing pre-roasted beans. This approach can lead to substantial savings over time, especially for cafes and businesses that consume large quantities of coffee.

Customisation. With your coffee roaster, you can roast beans to the exact specifications of your customers. Whether they prefer a light, medium, or dark roast, you can adjust your process to suit their tastes. This ability to customise each batch can be a unique selling point for your business.

Branding and Market Differentiation. Roasting your coffee can set your business apart in a crowded marketplace. It provides an opportunity to create a unique taste profile that customers can't find elsewhere, making your brand more distinctive and memorable.

Sustainability. By roasting coffee in-house, businesses can also have more control over the sourcing of their beans. This can allow them to choose more sustainable or fair-trade suppliers, which can be a strong selling point for many eco-conscious consumers today.

From controlling flavour profiles to offering fresher products and creating a unique branding opportunity, the advantages it provides can contribute significantly to your success in the industry.

 

Main Machine Parameters of Coffee roasters

When it comes to coffee roasters, there are several crucial machine parameters that professionals need to understand. Each parameter affects the roasting process differently, ultimately determining the flavour and quality of the coffee beans. Here are the main parameters to consider:

Batch Size. This parameter refers to the amount of green coffee beans that the roaster can handle in a single cycle. Batch sizes can vary widely depending on the roaster, with some machines capable of handling a few hundred grams for small-scale operations and others capable of processing several kilograms for industrial-scale roasting.

Roasting Time. The roasting time or roast duration is a crucial parameter that directly influences the flavour of the coffee. Roasting times typically range from 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the desired roast level (light, medium, dark). The ability to control roasting time precisely is a significant feature of high-quality coffee roasters.

Temperature. The temperature at which the beans are roasted profoundly impacts their final taste. Higher temperatures lead to darker roasts, while lower temperatures result in lighter roasts. The ability to accurately control and maintain the roasting temperature is essential for consistency in flavour profiles.

Airflow. Airflow within the roaster affects how evenly the beans are roasted. More advanced roasters allow users to control airflow, which can help to ensure a more consistent roast.

Drum Speed. For drum roasters, the speed at which the drum rotates is another critical parameter. A faster drum speed can increase the rate of heat transfer to the beans, leading to quicker roasting times. However, it can also result in more uneven roasts, so careful control is necessary.

Cooling Rate. After the beans are roasted, they need to be cooled quickly to stop the roasting process. The rate at which a roaster can cool the beans affects their final flavour and is therefore a crucial parameter.

Energy Consumption. While not directly related to the quality of the roast, the energy consumption of a roaster can be a significant consideration for businesses looking to minimise operating costs.

Understanding and controlling these machine parameters is vital for achieving the desired flavour profiles when roasting coffee. The best coffee roasters will offer precise control over these parameters, allowing users to fine-tune their roasting processes to produce consistently high-quality coffee.

 

Area of use

Coffee roasters are versatile machines utilised across various sectors in the food and beverage industry. Their primary use is, of course, in coffee production, but they also find application in related areas. Here are some key areas of use for these machines:

Coffee Roasting Companies. Perhaps the most evident users of coffee roasters are coffee roasting companies, ranging from small-scale artisan roasters to large industrial operations. These companies source green coffee beans and roast them to their preferred profiles, before selling the finished product to consumers, retailers, or other businesses.

Cafés and Coffee Shops. Many cafés and coffee shops choose to roast their coffee beans in-house to ensure freshness and control over the flavour profile. Having a coffee roaster on-premise allows these businesses to provide a unique coffee experience to their customers and differentiate themselves from competitors.

Restaurants and Hotels. Some high-end restaurants and hotels also use coffee roasters to provide their customers with freshly roasted coffee. This approach can add a unique touch to their service, offering guests a memorable dining experience.

Supermarkets and Retail Stores.  Supermarkets and other retail stores that sell coffee may use roasters to offer freshly roasted coffee beans. This service can differentiate their product offerings and provide added value to their customers.

Educational Institutions. Educational institutions that offer courses in food science, culinary arts, or similar fields may use coffee roasters as a teaching tool. Students can learn about the roasting process, the various factors affecting the flavour of coffee, and the business aspects of running a coffee-related enterprise.

Research Institutions. Coffee roasters are also used in research, such as in testing new roasting methods, studying the impact of different variables on the flavour profile of coffee, or developing new blends and products.

While coffee roasters are most often associated with coffee roasting companies, they find application across a wide range of sectors. Any business or institution that involves coffee in its operation or curriculum could potentially benefit from having a coffee roaster.

 

Leading Manufacturers of Coffee roasters

Probat. Based in Germany, Probat is one of the most renowned manufacturers of coffee roasters. They offer a variety of models, from small roasters suitable for artisanal coffee shops to large industrial roasters.

Diedrich. Diedrich Roasters, an American company, is known for their infrared roasting technology. They offer roasters suitable for a range of applications, from small-scale operations to larger commercial use.

Giesen. Giesen Coffee Roasters, a Dutch company, is renowned for its artisanal approach to roasting technology. They offer a wide range of sizes and customisation options, allowing businesses to tailor their roasters to their specific needs.

Loring. California-based Loring Smart Roast is known for their eco-friendly roasters. Loring roasters are designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save on fuel costs without compromising on roast quality.

Joper. Joper Roasters is a Portuguese company that produces a wide range of coffee roasters, from shop roasters to industrial machines. They are known for their reliable, high-quality roasters.

Toper. Toper is a Turkish coffee roasting machine manufacturer offering a wide range of roasters, from small batch artisan roasters to large industrial roasters. They've been in the business for over 60 years.

San Franciscan Roaster Company. The San Franciscan Roaster Company manufactures handcrafted coffee roasters designed for artisan roasters. Their roasters are known for their durability, reliability, and exceptional craftsmanship.

These are just a few of the many manufacturers that produce coffee roasters. The right manufacturer for a given business will depend on various factors, including the business's size, its roasting needs, and its budget.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you need more information or would like to discuss the best options for your business. We look forward to helping you brew the perfect cup of coffee with our selection of used coffee roasters.

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