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How Is YOUR Decaf Coffee Made?

How Is YOUR Decaf Coffee Made?

Contrary to popular belief, decaffeinated coffee is not grown from a decaffeinated coffee plant. Rather the caffeine is extracted from the green coffee bean using one of just a few processes.  Swiss Water Process uses a Green Coffee Extract (GCE) and carbon filters to extract up to 99.9% of the caffeine from the green bean. GCE is created only once soaking green coffee beans in pure water. Green coffee beans are rehydrated then the GCE is continually recirculated around the beans until 99.9% of the caffeine is extracted.  The other processes are: Methylene Chloride. In 2019 the FDA banned MC...

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