Decaf FAQs

Top 5 Questions about Caffeine and Pregnancy

Top 5 Questions about Caffeine and Pregnancy

For many women, the excitement of pregnancy also comes with lots of questions about coffee and caffeine. Can I have caffeine while I’m pregnant? How much is too much caffeine during pregnancy? Should I drink decaf coffee when I’m pregnant?

Many of our customers are asking us these questions so we’ve sought out some expert advice to get the scoop on all things caffeine, coffee and pregnancy.

To answer your questions, Savorista sat down with registered dietician nutritionist (RDN) and certified lactation educator (CLEC) Ryann Kipping of Kipping of theprenatalnutritionist.com who works with pregnant women to plan their diet and nutrition for healthy pregnancies.
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How does the Swiss Water Process Work?

How does the Swiss Water Process Work?

How does Swiss Water remove the caffeine from coffee? Is Swiss Water Safe? How much caffeine is in Swiss Water decaf? And where can I find Swiss Water decaf? (spoiler alert: with us!)

All your questions answered about the Swiss Water Process
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Good decaf vs bad decaf

Why is most decaf coffee so bad? (And is yours really different?)

Making great coffee is both an art and a science. We start with the highest quality beans, use a natural decaffeination method, and roast in small batches. 

That bad decaf you are used to starts with lower quality or old beans and is then burnt to cover up the bad taste.

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Decaf plant

How is coffee decaffeinated? With Sugarcane Products

Between the farmer and the roaster, the coffee is sent to a decaffeination plant. Our green coffee is steamed to open the pores and is soaked in water or a natural byproduct of sugarcane to remove the caffeine, which is captured, leaving the beans and flavor intact.

We visited a decaffeination plant in Colombia to really understand it ourselves

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Caffeine in decaf coffee

Is there caffeine in decaf coffee?

Yes, but very minuscule amounts. Most decaf has about 1/20th (or even less) the caffeine of regular coffee and to be labeled decaf it must be 99.9% caffeine free.

 

 

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