Storing Your Roasted Coffee


Freshly roasted coffee should be treated like fresh bakery goods or produce. Coffee is best from 4 to 24 hours after roasting. The aroma degrades first, and the "cup quality" will show a loss in overall flavor after a week. Therefore, we call coffee "fresh" for 7 days if it is stored properly:


We have written a few highly opinionated paragraphs about claims of freshness and vacuum packaging in the specialty coffee business. Read on, but don't say we didn't warn you!

 


 


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