Home roasting is the term for roasting coffee at home, which is usually done by amateurs or hobbyists on a small scale. They can use a variety of consumer electronics, such as a hot air coffee roaster, a smart coffee roaster, or even a simple pan or mug over a heat source. However, the quality of the home-roasted coffee often depends on the environmental factors and the skill of the roaster. Therefore, some people may prefer to buy a used coffee roaster for sale from a professional roaster or a coffee shop, or invest in the best commercial coffee roaster they can afford.
One example of a high-quality commercial coffee roaster is the PKF series from PRECISION equipment, which offers the PKF-1kg coffee roaster and PKF-2kg coffee roaster models for small batch roasting. These bean roasters are designed to deliver consistent and optimal roasting results, with features such as digital control, temperature monitoring, and airflow adjustment. Some hobbyists may choose to roast coffee at home using these bean roasters, as they can produce coffee that is comparable to or even better than the professionally roasted coffee.