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Old and new types of coffee beans: Is this the end of Arabica?

9 Old and New Types of Coffee Beans: Is This the End of Arabica?

Coffee experts estimate that there are between 25 and 100 species of coffee plants. All the coffee you’ve ever drunk, though, probably came from only 2 of those species: Arabica and Robusta. Why don’t we consume any other type of coffee beans?  Mostly because they are too rare, but that may change in the future. …

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Is decaf coffee a diuretic? And other important impacts of switching to decaf

Is Decaf Coffee a Diuretic? And Other Important Impacts of Switching to Decaf

The taste of coffee is great, but some of the side effects aren’t pleasant. When you are looking for all the flavor of your favorite Colombian coffee or Brazilian coffee beans without the frequent bathroom breaks, a cup of decaf coffee seems like a great option. But is decaf coffee a diuretic? In this article, we’ll take …

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The coffee cherry: From delicious cascara syrup to antioxidant-rich extracts and tea

The Coffee Cherry: From Delicious Cascara Syrup to Antioxidant-Rich Extracts and Tea

You already love coffee beans, but did you know that they grow in cherries? And that those coffee cherries are used in teas, skincare products, and even butter?  As a lover of all things coffee and a proponent of food waste reduction, I was really excited to learn everything I could about the coffee cherry, …

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Do coffee grounds go bad? And 13 more questions about coffee storage and freshness

Do Coffee Grounds Go Bad? And 13 More Questions About Coffee Storage and Freshness

The short answer is: yes, coffee grounds do go bad. But don’t go running off satisfied with your answer, because there’s a lot more to this story. Here’s just a brief list of the questions I’ll be tackling in this article: How long do coffee beans last? Do coffee grounds go bad if you freeze …

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