Planet Bean Peru Cafe Feminino SWP Decaf, Whole Bean Coffee 12 oz.

Sale price$16.49

A mellow medium roast decaf with medium body, fuity notes, and a chocolate finish.

Previously known as Full City Decaf.

This is whole bean coffee, need your coffee ground? Check out out grind selection chart to choose your perfect grind for your brewing needs.

Specifications

Roast level: Medium Roast

Tasting notes: Mild acidity, fruity aroma with notes of cherry and chocolate

More Info

Planet Bean began roasting coffee in downtown Guelph in 1997. Ours was the first roastery in the city for at least half a century. From the beginning our focus was on certified fairtrade and organic gourmet arabica coffee. The scent of our coffee roastery became a part of the downtown experience and was an aromatic beacon for anyone with a fine sense of flavour. Although Planet Bean has moved shop a few times and changed its structure and expanded, it is still Guelphs premier and primo coffee company.

    The Swiss Water Decaffeination process uses no organic solvents; only water is used to decaffeinate beans, a technique first developed in Switzerland in 1933.

    The process uses green coffee extract (GCE) for the caffeine extraction mechanism. Green coffee extract is a solution containing the water-soluble components of green coffee except for the caffeine, obtained by soaking green coffee beans in hot water, then filtering through an activated charcoal filter to remove the caffeine molecules. Fresh beans containing both caffeine and the other components are added to the GCE solution, where the gradient pressure difference between the GCE (which is caffeine-deficient) and the green coffee (which is caffeine-rich) causes the caffeine molecules to migrate from the green coffee into the GCE. Because GCE is saturated with the other water-soluble components of green coffee, only the caffeine molecule migrates to the GCE; the other water-soluble coffee elements are retained in the green coffee. The newly caffeine-rich GCE solution is then passed through the activated carbon filters to remove the caffeine again, and the process is repeated. The continuous batch process takes 8–10 hours to meet the final residual decaffeinated target.

    Ingredients

    100% Organic Arabica swiss water process decaf whole bean coffee