Can I use green beans purchased outside of the Bonaverde marketplace?

While we hope you’ll help us build a fairer world of coffee by using our marketplace to buy directly from growers, crowdfunding backers will have access to smartphone features that will allow you to roast any bean on your machine. These will include the option to choose from roasting profiles for any beans without an RFID. As we continue to develop these features, you’ll also be able to build your own profiles for green beans from your phone.

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    Taylor O'Neal

    My understanding is that currently there is no option to use self-purchased green coffee but that it is planned for the future. Is that correct? If so, when is the estimate for that to be ready?

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    Arne Schwarck

    Could there not be a RFID that has a roast only profile? The Concierge does not work all the time but the RFID works straight away.

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    Taylor O'Neal

    Kind of confusing. So apparently, yes it is possible now with the concierge on Facebook Messenger? But in the future ""Every backer will receive a set of ten, infinitely reusable RFID chips to control the roasting of their machine. Each chip will be programmed to deliver a different roast intensity, such that you will be able to experiment with a full range of roasts, from very light to very dark. It will also open access to the machine so that you can use whichever green beans you want."

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