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Thursday, 23 April 2015 00:40

Caffeine in Coffee

In its pure state - caffeine, or 1,3,7-trimethylxanthine, exists as a white powdered alkaloid with an intensely bitter taste. Although coffee is most associated with caffeine, there are over 1,000 compounds in coffee making caffeine just a tiny fraction (~0.01%) of coffee's total composition.

Friday, 15 May 2015 19:26


Thursday, 23 April 2015 21:19

Natural Processed Coffee

Typically in those countries such as Brazil where water is not readily accessible to farms, the dry process is the preferred method of processing. In this process, the coffee goes through a cursory separation to remove any debris then the cherries are set out on drying patios for anywhere between 2 to 6 weeks.

Sunday, 20 April 2014 06:56

Caffeine Content in Espresso vs Drip Coffee

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

Friday, 08 January 2010 03:41

Coffee's Health Benefits

January 1, 2010 - Welcome back everyone and we wish you all a Happy New Year! Well, the new year looks good for coffee as studies continue to promote coffee's health benefits. Over the past ten years numerous researchers from all over the world have touted coffee's health benefits.

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Thursday, 23 April 2015 21:06

Carbohydrates in Coffee

Carbohydrates are perhaps one of the largest family of compounds in organic chemistry. As the name implies, carbohydrates are simply hydrated carbon molecules with complex structure. Perhaps the most well known 'sugar' is that of sucrose, or table sugar, but this is only of several hundred types of carbohydrates in nature.

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