A month back, we sent off a few coffees to Swiss Water in Canada for decaffeination. It was the first time that we’ve ever sent out coffees for decaffeination ourselves, and we think the prospect of decaffeinating really top-tier coffees is pretty exciting. Now that they’re back, we think it was a great decision: they’re Cupping is a method of tasting coffee by steeping grounds in separate cups for discrete amounts of ground coffee, to reveal good flavors and defects to their fullest. It has formal elements and methodology in really well, even next to our non-decaf lots. Here they are:
Ethiopia is the birthplace of coffee: it is in the forests of the Kaffa region that coffee arabica grew wild. Coffee is "Bun" or "Buna" in Ethiopia, so Coffee Bean is quite possibly a poor Grown without the use of artificial fertilizers, herbicides, etc.: Organic coffee has been grown according to organic farming techniques, typically without the use of artificial fertilizers. Some farms have more local Organic Certification than the Guji Sidamo SWP means Swiss Water Process is a patented water filtration decaf method, not a chemical solvent method. The plant is in Vancouver, Canada. Decaf
Guatemalan coffee is considered a top quality coffee producer in Central America. Due to our proximity to Guatemala, some of the nicest coffees from this origin come to the United States. : Guatemalan growing regions La Maravilla SWP Decaf.