Coffee Sorting News

Bühler strengthens its commitment to coffee processors in Africa with the new SORTEX B ColorVision™

07/17/2014 Bühler strengthens its commitment to coffee processors in Africa with the new SORTEX B ColorVision™ sorter for premium quality product.
New Bühler Centre of Excellence for Coffee also established in Nairobi, Kenya, to support regional Customer Service network Read more

Bühler technology enables Melitta to produce the very finest coffee

07/24/2013 There are many things that link Bühler with Melitta - seller of coffee, coffee making machines and filters, with headquarters in Minden in north-west Germany. Exceptional, pioneering individuals started both businesses, more than 100 years ago. And, despite very humble beginnings, both developed into highly successful, internationally active ventures, still family-owned, renown for innovation and commitment to quality and excellence. So perhaps it is fitting that Melitta turned to Bühler to supply cutting-edge sorting technology that will ensure that only the very finest roasted beans make it through into finished products. Read more

Improving the quality of your coffee using Bühler’s enhanced InGaAs technology

12/20/2012 Over the last ten years the value of the certified coffee (Organic, Eco-Friendly and Fair Trade) market has expanded across the globe, growing from the niche offerings of socially responsible roasters to a situation where the biggest roasters in the world look to buy all their coffee from certified sources. With consumer demand and expectations continuing to rise, Bühler’s SORTEX optical sorting technology helps the industry’s processors and roasters increase product value and profitability by removing foreign materials from green and roasted coffee. Read more

The use of optical shape sorting in the bulk food industry

02/15/2012 In the bulk food industry, we often refer to optical sorting machines as ‘colour sorters’. This convention reflects the fact that the first models sorted solely on the basis of colour. Today colour sorting still covers the majority of sorting applications. Read more


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