Changes in coffee beans during roasting you need to know
[DESCRIBE THE ORIGIN] Coffee roasting is a complex process in which substances in the beans react with each other due to increased temperature. They gradually change their properties and produce new compounds. This leads to changes in coffee beans during the roasting process in terms of color, weight, moisture, and fat creating aroma and flavor. If you are experimenting with roasting coffee at home, please read this article to better understand this step so you can have delicious roasts!
Control water activity to prevent green coffee from mold
[PROTECT THE ORIGIN] Water activity is considered by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) to be an important parameter related to the quality of green coffee. It can shorten the freshness time and cause unpleasant flavors or mold in coffee beans if they exceed certain limits. What is the ideal water activity level? How to control it? Let's find out with 43 Factory Coffee!
Why does your coffee taste like potatoes (PTD error)?
[TASTE THE ORIGIN] If you regularly taste coffee from around the world, you may have heard or encountered a situation where your coffee tastes like potatoes. Although the roasting, grinding, and preparation process is according to standards, the smell of raw potatoes in a cup of coffee is very strong,...
SCA Coffee Diploma will be phased out in 2024
[TASTE THE ORIGIN] The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has just decided to eliminate the SCA Coffee Diploma and gradually replace it with new SCA Skills Diplomas starting in 2024. With these new certificates, coffee enthusiasts can easily orient and develop their careers more clearly. Let's explore with 43 Factory Coffee...
Does decaf coffee really contain no caffeine?
[TASTE THE ORIGIN] Many people are passionate about the seductive flavor but are sensitive to the caffeine content hidden in each cup of pure coffee. Decaf coffee or decaffeinated coffee was born as a solution to help people with caffeine allergies enjoy the taste of coffee. But are they truly...
Why should you use oat milk with specialty coffee?
[TASTE THE ORIGIN] Drinks that combine oat milk with specialty coffee are starting to become a trend as the vegan movement grows. Over time, it has become increasingly popular and interested by many people because it not only has a balanced, fragrant flavor but also has health benefits as well...
Dissecting the true meaning of single origin and blend coffee
[FIND THE ORIGIN] As the third wave of coffee emerges, topics surrounding single origin and blend coffee are always at the heart of cupping discussions. Many people think that single-origin coffee is monotonous, and mixing many types of coffee will make the flavor richer. However, there are also opinions that...
Detailed instructions for pour over V60
[DESCRIBE THE ORIGIN] Pour over V60 coffee not only provides a sophisticated experience for sophisticated coffee enthusiasts but is also a great choice for beginners. Simple tools, easy to find, easy to prepare. With just a funnel to let coffee slowly flow through filter paper, the V60 gives people the...