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We're pleased to announce that we'll be conducting a Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) seminar in Los Angeles, CA on July 29-30th, 2015. For more information on this event see our events pageThis will be our last USA based seminar for 2015. 

June 1, 2015 - Check out this month issue of Roast Magazine where we revisit the topic of organic acids and provide a brief historical context of how this milestone research changed the specialty coffee industry. Download a PDF copy from our library downloads section.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015 23:29

The Chemistry of Organic Acids: Part 2

Last month we briefly discussed the role of chlorogenic acid (CGA) and its decomposition during roasting. This month we’ll focus in a bit more on CGA’s secondary compounds and introduce citric acid in an effort to understand its affect on overall quality.

Monday, 04 May 2015 22:59

5 Caffeine Facts You Didn't Know

Think you know caffeine? Check out these five caffeine facts that will blow your mind.

June 30, 2014 - Interested in Coffee Science? Come attend any of our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) seminars coming to a city near you in 2014. 

Monday, 19 May 2014 11:28

Coffee Science Newsletter

May 19, 2014 - Interested in receiving more coffee science information? Make sure to sign up for our Coffee Science newsletter and geek out!

One of the most commonly asked question we receive is: "does espresso have more caffeine than drip coffee?"

Sunday, 26 April 2015 20:32

Chemistry of Brewing

Once coffee has been roasted the next critical step is to create an infusion from the coffee grounds. Today, there are over a dozen different brewing devices on the market with new devices being developed everyday.