Welcome to Mill city roasters®

Your next move in specialty coffee

Roasting systems engineered for ultimate precision control coupled with advanced production tools that let you repeat your favorite profiles at the push of a button.


Commercial quality in a small footprint. Ideal for start-ups or experienced operators wanting to deep dive into coffee science.

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The smart choice for growing coffee brands. Build a sustainable business with digital control, flexible batch sizes, and unmatched repeatability.

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Specialty coffee at a large scale. Controllability of a smaller roaster but at a batch capacity to take your coffee company to a national scale.

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class: Roasting 101

Learn to Roast

Our popular Roasting 101 class serves as a launching pad for coffee lovers aiming to become coffee business owners. This apprentice-style course is the jumpstart you need.

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This week in coffee

Notes from the Cupping Table: January 2024

We cup coffee every week at Mill City Roasters. Sometimes, we cup several times in a week. These cuppings have different goals. Some are QC...

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What's New in Roasting 101 for 2024?

We kicked off the new year with a sold-out session of our popular Roasting 101 class this month. The January session was our chance to...

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RoastPATH® in Daily Coffee News

This week Steve caught up with Nick Brown of Daily Coffee News about the launch of RoastPATH®. Read the article and visit roastpath.com to learn...

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What the heck is RoastPATH?

RoastPATH is currently available as a Windows Store app and Mac downloads can be found here: Quick Start Guide - Start Using RoastPATH To date,...

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Thanks to you, we made it to the finals! We’re a Sprudge Design Awards finalist for Outstanding Design Achievement in E-Commerce and we're feeling a little bit...

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New Video: A Guide To Greasing Your Bearings

In this new video, I give a step-by-step guide on how to lubricate the drum & door bearings on your coffee roaster using our recommended food-safe grease...

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Your specialty coffee HQ

If you have a plan, we are the partner you need

Every year, more and more specialty coffee professionals are starting long-term partnerships with our company. Whether you're starting from zero or leveling up, our team of experienced coffee professionals, engineers & designers go above and beyond to help you source the correct equipment, communicate with installers, and keep your operations up and running.

If you plan to go far, you should go with Mill City.

Work with more farmers

Our advanced control allows for ultimate flexibility to roast your most challenging greens. Compare harvest-to-harvest data from your RoastPATH® library.

Energy Conservation

Heavier-built chassis and high R-value insulated drums capture latent heat and reduce calls for fuel. Custom-designed gas trains for micro-adjustments to increase efficiency.

Lean Manufacturing

Our roasters are engineered to perform at 20% to 120% of their nominal batch size making restocks of varying quantities easy & giving you back control of your on-hand inventory.

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People in Coffee

If you're on the lookout for roastery spaces that inspire, look no further than the lush interiors of Freelance Coffee Project in Santa Clara, CA.

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People in Coffee

When it comes to coffee content, few people have been more generous in sharing their experience than Meg Le Vu of BLK City Roasters. She is an instant-follow for the coffee curious.

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