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Coffee Beans Overhead

What Exactly Is In Your Coffee?

Have you ever wondered Exactly what is in your Coffee?

Here’s our abbreviated guide to coffee chemistry.

There are over 300 compounds in green coffee beans

Once the beans are roasted, this expands to over 1,000 compounds

The roasting process produces around 21 different Acids: Acetic, Lactic, Malic, Citric, etc.

Generally, the more acidic, the more Aroma is perceived

Arabica coffees, grown at higher elevations than Robustas, usually exhibit more acidity.

We will talk more about coffee acids in our next blog.