We are proud to announce that our Ethiopia Aricha Selection 7 received a stunning 94 in this month’s review of Special Reserve and Limited Edition Coffees from Coffee Review. In this showing of roasters’ best, Aricha Selection 7 received the second highest score. Aricha 7 was the favorite of 15 micro selections produced in the… Continue Reading

Our Friend Fern at the Western Regional!

We here at PT’s want to send our best wishes out to Fernanda Hernandez of ELAN Organic Coffees. She is one of 38 competitors in the SCAA Western Regional Barista Comeptition this year. She spent 5 days of intensive training with us a little less than a month ago in preparation for her competition and… Continue Reading


PTs Coffee Roasting Co. is now interviewing for the position of : Customer Service Representative / Administrative Assistant   Date: 3-24-08                                                                                                                                        Overview: PT’s Coffee Roasting Co is looking for a full time Customer Service / Administrative Assistant at our roasting facility in Topeka,… Continue Reading

Travels to Source – Finca El Molino

Coffee producer and consultant to the Jasal Mill, Aida Batlle, picked us up at the airport when we arrived in El Salvador. Visiting Aida is always a pleasure as she is dedicated, knowledgeable and passionate about the quality of coffees that she produces. Finca El Molino is not her farm, but she treats it like… Continue Reading

Travels to Source – Finca La Montana

The winds cut through the Chalantenango region of El Salvador like a sharp knife in early January. Raul “Beto” Ochoa, a young man at heart, was home with his daughters that night huddled in a corner saying a prayer. When the three turned out the lights and headed to bed, the farm, Finca La Montana… Continue Reading

SSL Certificate Problems Resolved

We would like to let everyone know that we have resolved the problems with our SSL Certificate. While the certification lapsed, our security did not. Any orders that you placed during that time were completely secure. We use the SSL Certificate System to provide you with the assurance that our shopping cart system is secure.… Continue Reading

Pete Licata wins the Midwest Regional!

Find more videos like this on Barista Exchange PT’s is very proud and happy to announce that Pete Licata won the SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Competition! Pete dazzled them like the pro that he is and had 2 fabulous run throughs over the weekend. This is Pete’s second time winning this title, the first time… Continue Reading

And the finalists are……

So, after two days of preliminary rounds the results are in. Of our original 5 competitors 3 are still in! Robin Seitz, Pete Licata, and Caitlin Corcoran from LatteLand. We would also like to congratulate the other finalists: Clint Newlan from the Roasterie, Alex McCracken from Kaldi’s (in St. Louis) as well as Mike Marquard… Continue Reading

A dream in the works…

Back when I used to manage our Overland Park locations I would occasionally get the opportunity to train wholesale accounts. It wasn’t as often as I would have liked, but it helped me understand that training was something that I was extremely interested in pursuing. I hoped that one day I might be able to… Continue Reading