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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A new Gesha in your price range, and it does not disappoint!

Most coffee fans will perk up when they hear the word “Gesha”. Thoughts of delicate, floral coffees with unusual flavors flood their minds. They might expect...

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It was great to see the familiar names of Philip Hatter and Gladheart Coffee pop up on Daily Coffee News this week. Congratulations to that team and...

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Cheat Sheet: Coffee bag size by origin

Last week we were working through some drum capacity calculations and it was interesting to see the common full coffee bag sizes laid out by origin....

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Coffee Fest Louisville Recap

The Mill City Roasters team had a blast last weekend at Coffee Fest Louisville. This was the second Coffee Fest event of the year, and...

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The new Probat sales guys attended our classes at Coffeefest New York last weekend. The free classes at least. Probat is a legacy brand and...

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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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Backstory Coffee Roasters' new North Loop cafe location is the talk of the town in Minneapolis.


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