What are the four ways of decaffeinating coffee?

Today there are four major processes used for decaffeination:  

-Direct-Solvent Process

-Indirect-Solvent Process

- Swiss Water Process,

- Carbon Dioxide Process. 

This article touches upon all of them to find out a bit more regarding the actual process of decaffeinating coffee beans.

What are decaffeinated coffee beans?

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What does Swiss Water Decaf mean?

Simply put, the Swiss Water Process is a patented form of decaffeination that uses water to decaffeinate coffee beans. No chemicals are used whatsoever and the coffee is certified 99.9%...
July 01, 2020 — Guy Wilmot

What is the best decaffeinated coffee in the UK?

Over here at Decadent Decaf Coffee Company, we try and be as impartial as we can about decaf coffee, so here is our guide to the best decaf coffee: Decadent...
December 17, 2016 — Guy Wilmot

Now in store...Swiss Water Decaf Colombia Medellin Excelso Coffee

It’s now been a month since our Swiss Water Decaf Colombia Medellin coffee came in and so far we’re getting great feedback that you really like it. It was only...
November 05, 2016 — Guy Wilmot

Is decaf coffee bad for you?

If you google the term “is decaf…”, the first thing google suggests is “is decaf coffee bad for you” suggesting that this is a question on a lot of people’s...

Does regular or decaf coffee dehydrate you?

We get this question a lot... Coffee is officially a dieuretic, meaning that it promotes the formation of urine by the kidney. So, coffee was seen as a cause of...
October 31, 2016 — Guy Wilmot

Can Caffeine Affect Fertility and Conception?

Can caffeine have a negative effect on fertility, conception and pregnancy?This is a common question amongst couples wanting to conceive. Our culture has changed to such a degree that many...

Does decaf coffee raise cholesterol levels?

This is an often wheeled out statement: that decaf raises cholesterol by 10%But, where does this supposed fact actually come from?We did some digging to learn more about the background...
September 28, 2016 — Guy Wilmot

Swiss Water Decaf's New York Pop-Up Cafe Report

We think this is so cool. Back in the autumn of 2015, Swiss Water Decaf surprised the coffee world with a pop-up in New York, which drew over 10,000 visitors...
September 18, 2016 — Guy Wilmot

Can You Drink Regular Coffee When Breastfeeding?

There is a lot of focus on the effects of caffeine on the foetus whilst pregnant and the general consensus is that it is sensible to reduce your caffeine intake...
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Decadent Decaf in The Weekend Magazine of The Telegraph Newspaper, July 2016

From The Telegraph Newspaper: Decaf coffee: the best solvent-free, low-caffeine, full-flavour beans Low on caffeine, still big on taste, and healthier too. Delicious decaf, made without solvents, is out there...
July 27, 2016 — Guy Wilmot