Roasting as a side-business - Advice needed - Page 5

Discuss roast levels and profiles for espresso, equipment for roasting coffee.
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#41: Post by ira »

You seem to be treating your time as free, so it's more payback for the toys and not really a business? Or am I missing something?

Not that I have an issue with that, I've done as much of that as anyone.


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#42: Post by sambuist »

yes i dont calculate wages as a line item. i treat it as a hobby that pays. if you want to add wages then you will have to adjust accordingly.

you could also say that it is a dry run for seeing if roasting at more than a personal level is something for you. in that case, it will take about a year to pay off your assets and break even. thus its a pretty low risk test.

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#43: Post by CarefreeBuzzBuzz »

Good blog post on opening a cafe - not a side business - yet the topics could be of interest. ... o-roaster/

Neil seems to have put a lot of great features in his Genio roasters.
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