Summer trends 2021

Summer has arrived! Time for long evenings, sunshine, and of course a lot of coffee roasting. We share some summer 2021 trends that you don’t want to miss. Brew a special coffee that’s perfect with the hot weather, start a DIY project, and get inspired by the trend colors. Have fun!

DIY time

Look through Pinterest once, and you’ll come across one DIY project after another. A trend that always seems to be there. The box in which we deliver your coffee roaster is of course for protection, but did you know that you can reuse the material very well? Every time we are amazed by the fun DIY projects that customers share with us. Now we find the summer the perfect period to get started with some DIYs. Let your creativity run free and be inspired by the work we share!

Do you have any other ideas or examples of reusing the box? Be sure to share them with us!

Summer trends: perfect colors

Every season we are curious about the trend colors. Of course, we immediately imagine how this color looks on one of our roasters. To give you an idea, we have again chosen a number of trend colors and cast our roasters in it. What do you think? Is there a potential winner among them? The colors:

Summer coffee

Coffee is always a good idea. Doesn’t matter if it’s summer or winter. We do have some favorites every season. In the summer times, we like something refreshing like a cold brew coffee. We share some summer coffee recipes you should. Maybe, you can even add them to your summer menu!


  • 1 shot of espresso 
  • 1.5 dl tonic water
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Ice


  1. Prepare an espresso and leave to cool.
  2. Fill up a glass with ice.
  3. Pour in the tonic water.
  4. Pour in the espresso. 
  5. Pull the lemon slice along the rim of the glass.

Holiday spots

In a lot of countries, holiday trips are different from what they used to be. Traveling far isn’t an option everywhere. Therefore, a 2021 holiday summer trend, is going on a road trip. You only need a car and some nice company, and you can drive to some cool places. Need some travel inspiration? We’ve written a blog about 10 summer hotspots where they own a Giesen. You might like to visit one.

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Coffee trends 2022 – Summer inspiration – Part two

Each year new types of coffee are being created and each season calls for a different approach. In the summertime, we enjoy the weather and the long evenings. Below you find some coffee trends, trend colors, and summer recipes. Enjoy part two!

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Roasting and blending for Espresso

Espresso is one of the most popular coffee varieties. It is a brewing style and actually not a roasting style although there are certain useful tips to consider. Espresso means that in a short period of time we try to extract as much flavour from the coffee as possible.