How is coffee decaffeinated?

I often asked myself this question: how is decaf coffee? After doing my research, I started to ask other questions: is decaffeinated coffee toxic? What is the environmental impact of decaffeination processes? If like me you like to take a decaf from time to time, I think knowing the processes used will interest you. The…

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History: the spread of coffee in the world

Towards the end of the XVIe century, stories (more and more frequent) of travelers and botanists on this new plant reach Europe from the Middle East. European merchants are starting to take an interest in this commodity. Already trading with the Middle East, the Venetians succeed in the early 1600s to bring the first bags…

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Ecology Coffee: Opening a series of articles

I decided to open a series of articles that will talk about some environmental problems that are associated with the misuse of coffee. You will discover that trivial practices of everyday life can have a much more serious impact than we think. The subjects will not necessarily talk about coffee as such. For example, we…

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