Unlock the Secret to Fresher Coffee - Bean Storage Tips

Unlock the Secret to Fresher Coffee - Bean Storage Tips

The quality of your coffee relies not just on your brewing skills or equipment, but crucially on how you store your coffee beans. The National Coffee Association highlights that light, humidity, and oxygen are the main enemies of coffee freshness. As a former barista and coffee aficionado, I've gathered insights from roasters and other experts to guide you on the best storage practices. You'll discover why the fridge is a no-go zone for your beans, the ideal temperature range for storage, and why grinding beans just before brewing is essential. If you don't have a high-quality coffee canister, the original packaging can suffice, especially if it includes a one-way valve. For those considering freezing their beans, it's a contentious topic, but if done correctly, it can extend freshness. Remember, buy beans in small quantities and consume them within 7-14 days post-roasting for the best taste.

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You can also read Lux Cafe Club's article on the best way to store your beans here.