Pirkanmaan Paahtimo has three passionate roast masters – Tuomas Roschier, Pekka Heinonen ja Teijo Villa. Tuomas Roschier started his coffee career while working in the Pikkupapu Coffee Shop in Tampere. Roschier has also owned a coffee shop and began roasting in 2007. Pekka Heinonen started his coffee career in Pori in 2001 and his carreer has included success in competitions among other things. Heinonen owned the Kahvila Valo during 2009-2014 that also worked alongside a roastery. Heinonen is a SM-level barista, Finlands Champion in Cupping in 2013 and the bronze award winner in the 2014 Brewers Cup.