Archive for the ‘Decaf Coffee’ Category


Is Organic Decaf Coffee Bad for You?

One of our readers is concerned about making decaf from organic coffee. Is organic coffee bad for you and does it degrade the coffee to remove the caffeine? Years ago we wrote about decaf coffee risks. The concern today with a decaf coffee risk is that decaf coffee contains greater amounts of two substances which [...]

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Organic Coffee without Caffeine

If you like your cup of Java, but not the jitters, how about organic coffee without caffeine? The health benefits of coffee are largely from the antioxidants so what’s to lose? How do they make decaf organic coffee? And how do you know the entire process is certified? Indirect versus Direct Methods of Decaffeination There [...]

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How Is Organic Coffee Decaffeinated?

There are four ways to decaffeinate coffee. Only one of them is certified organic. Here are the details. Decaffeination Using Solvents There are two methods for removing caffeine that use solvents. The direct solvent method soaks coffee beans in the solvent and the indirect solvent method beans are soaked in water and the caffeine rich [...]

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Organic Decaf Coffee K Cups

If you like organic coffee but too much coffee gives you the jitters, you may want organic decaf coffee. To meet FDA labeling requirements 97% of the caffeine has to be removed. A six ounce cup of Robusta coffee commonly has as much as 200 milligrams of caffeine. A cup of shade grown organic coffee [...]

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Why Does Decaf Coffee Taste Bad?

Drinkers of regular coffee know that when they try a cup of decaf that more than just the caffeine is missing. The problem is removing caffeine while retaining the many chemicals that give coffee its aroma, flavor and health benefits. Different processes produce different results. Coffee Confidential explains what all decaf processes have in common [...]

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