Using the Quality Compare Report

This article explains how to use the Quality Compare Report.

Quality Compare Report is available for the following products

  • Cafe
  • Roast: All tiers
  • Commerce: All tiers
  • Lab

Why use the Quality Compare Report?

With the Quality module which includes the Quality Compare Report, you can learn the most about your roasts.
The Quality Compare Report allows you to compare the final cupping scores from each evaluator on individual Quality Cupping (QC) and Quality Sessions (QS). This report also helps you find which descriptors high-scoring roasts have in common with each other.

The Quality Compare Report overview page

By following the steps below you can open the Quality Compare Report overview page:

  1. Log into the online platform C-sar.
  2. Navigate to Reports on the main menu bar.
  3. Select Quality Compare
  4. You will be directed to the Compare quality page
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  5. Select the QS(s) or QC(s) you wish you compare:
    • Compare a session: Select an individual QS-tag from the drop-down menu, or from the Your last sessions section.
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    • Compare sensorial analyses: Select one or more QC-tags from the drop-down menu and click the Compare selected analyses button when you are ready.
      💡 To select multiple sessions, click the Select session from list button to select them directly from the Sensorial overview page.
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  6. Click the Select analyses from list button to select the sessions directly from the Cupping sessions overview page.
  7. In case you haven't had a session or sensorial analysis yet and you click on Select session from list or Select analysis from list you will be directed to the Quality > Setup your lab overview page.
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📚 Learn how to set up the Lab

Comparing the results 

By following the steps below you can compare the quality information of two or more lots:

  1. Log into the online platform C-sar.
  2. Navigate to Quality on the main menu bar.
  3. Select Sensorial analysis
  4. You will be directed to the Sensorial analysis overview page.
  5. Select the results you would like to compare by clicking on the respective checkboxes next to the QC number. 
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  6. The Compare button will appear on the top left side of the page. 
  7. You will be directed to the Compare sensorial analyses detail page.
    💡 If you click on the grey Start tour button you will receive a short interface tour to get to know the page. By clicking on the green Next button you can navigate through each slides and learn more about this feature. 
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Sensorial comparison table 

From the customizable Sensorial comparison table, you can focus on the cupping results you want to see by using the following filters:
  1. Score filter: Allows you to filter by the set range based on the Final scores submitted.
  2. Descriptor filter: Allows you to filter for cuppings in which the specified descriptors were used. If used alongside the second (in) field, this allows you to filter cuppings by the specified descriptors used for the specified categories.
  3. Customize dropdown menu: Allows you to customize the columns visible on your Sensorial comparison table. Click the Customize dropdown menu and add or remove fields by clicking the corresponding checkboxes.

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Building a cupper profile

By following the steps below you can start building a cupper profile:
  1. Log into the online platform C-sar.
  2. Navigate to Quality on the main menu bar.
  3. Select Sensorial Analysis.
  4. You will be directed to the Sensorial Analysis overview page
  5. Click the Customize dropdown menu and mark the Evaluators checkbox.
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  6. You can then select the QC- or QS-tags you would like to compare.

💡 With the Quality Compare's Excel (.xls) export function, you can easily export more than 50 fields through a customizable export file for each of the QCs or QSs. This gives you the ability to create additional reports to allow you to interpret data in more flexible ways.

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Congratulations! You are now ready to use the Quality Compare Report. 

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