Instead of using harsh chemicals to remove the caffeine from the coffee beans, these coffee beans are decaffeinated simply using water, in a gentle eco-friendly process called the Natural Water Process. The beans are soaked in hot water for a designated period of time, and the caffeine leaches out. Then the solution is passed through a carbon filter that catches the caffeine particles, but leaves the water, oils, and flavors to be reabsorbed into the beans. You are left with a 99.9% caffeine free bean, without sacrificing great taste or adding unneeded chemicals to the environment and your body!
Roast Level: Medium
Decaf Process: Natural Water Process
Region: Chiapas, Mexico
Cooperative: Serranos de Motozintla
Partners Since: 2013
Varietal: Bourbon, Catuai, Caturra, Mundo Novo, Typica
Processing Method: Fully Washed
Dean's Beans has collaborated with this community to design and implement the following initiatives:
Deans Beans was founded in 1993 by Dean Cycon, an environmental and indigenous rights lawyer who set out to prove that a for-profit business could create meaningful change through ethical business practices rooted in respect for the earth, the farmer, our co-workers and the consumer. Now Dean’s Beans Organic Coffee operates with the mission of using specialty coffee as a vehicle for positive social, economic and ecological change at origin.
Each coffee they roast comes from a unique geography and society. Dean's Beans has close relationships with their farmer cooperatives and work with them toward direct development projects and ecological responsibility. Meet the growers and learn about their coffees and their lands.
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