[Homeroast] Dating Green Coffee Supplies

Robert Yoder robotyonder at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 12 21:55:43 CST 2010


Hi Tom,

 

Thanks for your reply.  I had imagined just the date of the lot.  Same date as we might find in your coffee descriptions. 

 

Now, as to the other remark, I am definitely dated!

 

best regards,

 

robert
 
> Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 17:28:43 -0800
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> From: sweetmarias at sweetmarias.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Dating Green Coffee Supplies
> 
> You know, they actually are coded with a little letter on the label, 
> but off hand I cannot tell you what they mean! Let me forward this to 
> Maria. Since we pack coffee all the time, and nearly every coffee is 
> repacked every week, the labels on bags we ship each month definitely 
> stand for that particular month. So if you look at the letter on the 
> labels from your last order and just work backwards, that will date 
> it pretty well for you. We just use the alphabet consecutively. We do 
> this to ensure that, in our bins of packed coffee, there is not some 
> little "pocket" of older bags that doesn't sit longer than others. We 
> actually physically rotate too as we fill, but I guess its just an 
> added measure. Also, all the coffee is from the same lot, so it's all 
> the same from start to finish. But lets say, in a bad case, there was 
> a bag that got wet in transit... and had white beans in it. Then we 
> could track it down, I suppose...
> 
> Now, from the subject line, it looked like you might be looking for a 
> date. This might not make it through some SPAM filters!
> 
> Tom
> 
> >Greetings, group,
> >
> >
> >
> >I seem to recall a thread about Date-Marking Packages of Green 
> >Coffees, and I also seem to remember that Tom thought he might go 
> >ahead with the idea. This would definitely be a help to me.
> >
> >
> >
> >However, the last coffee I purchased at and from SM's has no 
> >date-mark on the package.
> >
> >
> >
> >Whatever happened to this suggestion?
> >
> >
> >
> >Happy Roasting, (and, in the spirit of the upcoming Valentine's Day: 
> >Happy Dating)
> >
> >
> >
> >robert yoder
> >
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> -Tom
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