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How to Start a Roastery

How to Start a Roastery

How to Start a Roastery



We ask for your understanding with the ever changing restrictions put in place due to the Covid Pandemic. We may have to cancel or postpone courses at short notice and will of course refund any course fees, unfortunately we cannot be held responsible for travel or accommodation costs. We hope you appreciate our position.

The is a great course for anyone considering opening their own micro-roaster, or wanting to gain some general experience in roasting.

What to expect:

This course is taught by Master Roaster Morten Münchow from Coffee Mind Copenhagen. 

Morten has been roasting coffee professionally since 2005 and taught at London School of Coffee since 2007.

Morten has been helping to develop the SCA Roasting certification system since 2013 and has since completed several research projects on sensory evaluation of roast profile modulation.

As well as a specialist in roasting, Morten also lectures in Milk Chemistry and Gourmet Coffee: Morten is a highly regarded trainer and has been teaching at the LSC for over a decade.

The Full Roasting Week:

This course offers you the flexibility to either just attend the three day How to Start a Roastery course or to include the SCA foundation roasting course (day one) and intermediate exam (day five).

We do this so attendees can specify the course to their requirements.

For those signing up to the full roast week, discounts are available.

For more information regarding SCA Roasting Foundation Click here

For more information regarding SCA Roasting Intermediate exam Click here


Training will take place from 10 am to 4/5 pm each day - a light lunch is provided

Day one: SCA Roasting Foundation - *Not included, please purchase separately

Day two: Roasting Intermediate theory and hands-on roasting

Day three: Hands-on roasting and sensory evaluation. The afternoon session will also include a talk from specialty green importer, Mercanta; discussing green buying.

Day four: Setting up and operating a coffee roasting business. Hands-on roasting and cupping in the afternoon.

Day five: SCA Roasting Intermediate exam - *Not included, please purchase separately

For more detailed regarding the course agenda, Please enquire.

Due to lockdown restrictions, it may not be possible for us to run in-house training courses with dates in February, March & April.

If you are to book a date cancelled by lockdown, you will have the option to postpone to the next available class or receive a full refund.

If you are unsure regarding booking any of our in-house training courses, please contact us directly and we can discuss alternative options.