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    How is Coffee Decaffeinated?

    By Jon Ferguson | July 7, 2020

    According to research, two out of every 10 coffee drinkers drink decaffeinated coffee.  Decaf coffee sometimes receives a bad rap by coffee purists.  Historically, decaf coffee wasn’t given much thought in the coffee industry.   Recently however, improvements in the decaffeination process and more attention to select higher grade, raw green coffee selections for decaffeination has led to an increasing popularity and a decrease in the coffee jitters.   This year, the coffee industry celebrates its 200th anniversary of the discovery of decaf coffee. In 1820, a man named Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge separated caffeine from coffee after a request from the poet Goethe. The practice started to spread once Ludwig Roselius accidentally soaked a freight load of…

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    How Nitrogen Flushing Keeps Coffee Fresh

    In a previous Arbor Day Coffee blog, we covered a few of the best methods for storing coffee at home to help preserve freshness. But what steps does Arbor Day Coffee take to ensure you are purchasing the…

    By Jon Ferguson | May 8, 2020
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    What is Coffee Cupping?

    When coffee professionals mention they are professional cuppers, context is everything.  Although coffee cupping can be considered therapeutic for some, the practice usually involves a professional coffee quality specialist tasked with ensuring the coffee…

    By Jon Ferguson | April 28, 2020
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    Upcycle Your Coffee Grounds

    Upcycling is a new term that is used to replace the traditional concept of recycling. The idea specifically refers to when discarded products are given more value.  In the case of coffee grounds, they…

    By Jon Ferguson | April 20, 2020
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    Coffee Brewing: Home Edition

    Whether your go-to drink was simply a hot black cup of coffee, espresso, cold nitro-brew, or iced coffee, now is the time to learn some quick and simple solutions for brewing coffee at home.    Rather than reinventing the…

    By Jon Ferguson | April 9, 2020