“Coffee is the most chemically sprayed crop in the world, and it also happens to be one of the most consumed crop in the world.”
Have you ever wondered why you prefer the $5 cup of coffee from your local coffee shop over the Keurig cup you have had in the cupboard? What is the process of coffee from farm to coffee mug? What makes a coffee so acidic and what is a washed versus dry coffee?
Today we sit down with an expert in coffee chemistry, Dr. Hendon to learn about the science behind coffee.
1:30 Dr. Hendon intro
2:41 Coffee in Clean Juice
4:30 Water chemistry + coffee
10:00 Chemistry of ripening coffee fruit
12:30 Poor Farmers + USDA organic certification
15:00 Fair trade
21:00 Caffeine + bitterness link
22:20 Light roast vs. Dark Roast
25:00 Differences in Acids