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Decaf Coffee

Decaf coffee is made from coffee beans that have undergone a process to remove at least 97% of their caffeine content. Whether you’re winding down at night or savoring a cup during the day, decaf can be a delightful choice without the stimulating effects of caffeine 

MC Process (Methylene Chloride)

MC Solvent: In the MC process, green coffee beans are soaked in hot water to extract both caffeine and water-soluble components (including flavor compounds). After this initial extraction, the beans are removed from the water. Methylene chloride (MC), a solvent, is then added to the beans. It selectively bonds with the caffeine molecules. The resulting methylene chloride-caffeine compound is skimmed from the surface of the mixture. The beans are then returned to reabsorb the liquid.

Safety  :  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that methylene chloride is safe for use in coffee decaffeination. FDA regulations allow for up to 10 parts per million (ppm) of residual methylene chloride, but actual industry practice results in levels that are 100 times lower than this amount

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