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Great Basin Coffee Company

How Decaf Coffee is Made

There are several ways to decaffeinate a coffee bean, but all decaffeination processes start the same: green coffee beans. A coffee bean is always decaffeinated in its raw, green state. In all decaf approaches, the green coffee beans are moistened and soaked in water to make the caffeine soluble so that it can be drawn out of the bean.

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