HunterLab manufactures bench top instruments with two different geometry types: directional 45/0 (or 0/45) and diffuse sphere instruments, as discussed in a previous blog note. A 45/0 directional instrument illuminates the sample at a 45˚ angle from the sample surface and the detector is located 0˚ in line perpendicular to the sample surface. The […]
HCCI – HunterLab Coffee Color Index measures the reflectance of ground coffee products at 640 nm, which is optimal for defining the degree of roast.
The SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) has produced a series of eight visual color standards for roast classification of ground coffee.
Recently HunterLab developed the ColorFlex EZ Coffee meter. The color of coffee is important because it is predominantly used to assess the degree of roasting. The CFEZ Coffee is specially designed to measure the color of roasted coffee grounds, freeze-dried coffee, and instant powders. Specialty scales have been added to the CFEZ to help easily […]