How many cups of espresso can I make out of a kilo of roasted coffee beans?
The industry standard is 7 to 9 grams of coffee per espresso cup. That is, 142 to 111 cups per kilo or 21 to 26 cents per espresso cup (based on $29 a kilo). Yes, it's much cheaper and convenient to make your own espresso.
How is coffee decaffeinated?
Methylene chloride and ethyl acetate are the solvents used to strip caffeine out of approx 65% of world’s coffee.
What does Fairtrade mean?
The Fairtrade label guarantees that the product meets the standards set by the Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO).
What is the diffference between vacuum-pack & one-way valve coffee bag?
The roasting process causes coffee beans to emit carbon dioxide gases after roasting. For this reason, coffee beans must degas prior to be vaccum-packed. During this degassing period, coffee beans lose their freshness as they are exposed to their worst enemies, oxygen, air and light.
On the other hand, the one-way valve coffee bags enable Coffee Roasters to package their coffee immediately after roasting because the gases can escape from the coffee bag while protecting the coffee beans from the damaging elements. One-way valve coffee bags have become coffee packaging industry standards to keep coffee fresh.