Our rich Peruvian coffee is a naturally water processed decaf that is bold with caramel hints at the start which smooths out with flavor notes of chocolate and citrus at the finish. The coffee is an an excellent choice for any aficionado who does not want to miss out on flavor or intensity when enjoying decaf.
The Water Decaffeination Process
The water decaffeination process relies on caffeine solubility and osmosis to remove caffeine from green coffee beans. To begin the decaffeination process, green coffee beans are soaked in hot water to dissolve the caffeine. However, sugars and other chemical components that create the flavor and aromas of coffee we love can also dissolve in water.
So, how do we decaffeinate coffee without solvents and retain the flavor profile of your favorite beans? After soaking, the water from the first round of green beans is passed through a charcoal filter. The caffeine gets trapped in the filter while the sugars, oils, and other elements in coffee that impart flavor and aroma pass through and stay in the water to create an extract. This extract-infused water is now used to soak the next batch of green beans. Since the extract already contains the other elements of flavor, those substances won’t dissolve from the beans, and thus just the caffeine is removed. It may sound complicated, but the result is decaffeinated coffee that is high in flavor and free from additional chemical solvents.
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