To answer the often asked question, "how much caffeine is in decaffeinated coffee", we need to split up the answer depending on the decaffeination process as follows:

  • The Swiss Water Decaffeination Process
  • The CO2 "Sparkling Water" Decaffeination Process
  • Methylene Chloride Decaffeination Process

How much caffeine is in Swiss Water Decaf coffee?

The Swiss Water Decaf Process is certified 99.9% caffeine free and uses only water (no chemicals) to decaffeinate the beans.

How much caffeine is in CO2 Decaf coffee

The CO2 Decaf Process caffeine content is not clear - we cannot find information on how much caffeine is in CO2 Process decaffeinated coffee. The process uses CO2 to remove caffeine from green coffee beans instead of a chemical solvent.

How much caffeine is in Methylene Chloride Decaf coffee?

The Methylene Chloride Decaf Process is decaffeinated to a 96-97% caffeine free level and is a process whereby a solvent called Methylene Chloride is used to remove the caffeine from coffee beans.

September 20, 2020 — Guy Wilmot

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