Blue Heron Coffee
About the Roaster
Blue Heron Coffee
"A family owned small batch roastery in St Michaels MD started in 2020. We roast in 7lbs batches from about 15 different countries."
No chemicals or additives
The Swiss Water® Process starts by developing GCE (Green Coffee Extract) from green coffee beans. The GCE includes fresh water and all the solubles found in coffee beans without, you guessed it, caffeine! Fresh green coffee beans that are cleaned, washed, and soaked. The GCE solution is made to flow around the green coffee beans for 8 to 10 hours, removing up to 99.9% of the caffeine. Caffeine is removed from the GCE solution using heat, and the beans are then soaked in the GCE solution to re-infuse them with flavour.
This is Great Decaf Coffee
Fresh out of the roaster, expertly packaged and ready to brew. At Tasty Decafs we have partnered with specialty coffee roasters selling only the finest natural decaf coffee beans, decaf coffee bags, and Nespresso® compatible capsules.
We're all about great decaf coffee!
Free shipping on all orders?
You bet! Customers in Australia, USA and the UK can enjoy free delivery on all orders. Now you've got no excuse for not adding some decaf to your day! What are you waiting for? 🥳
What does natural decaffeination mean?
Natural decaffeination means that the caffeine in a coffee has been removed using all natural processes. The leading natural decaffeination processes currently being used are Swiss Water® Process, Mountain Water Process, Sugarcane Process, and CO2 Process. All our decaf coffees are naturally decaffeinated 😃
How long does roasted decaf coffee last?
An unopened bag of roasted decaf coffee beans can last for up to 2-3 months, less if the beans have been pre-ground for you. The ideal time to enjoy your roasted decaf coffee is 7-21 days after the roast date, as roasted beans experience a 'degassing' phase after they have been roasted, during which time carbon dioxide is naturally released from the beans.
The one-way valve that is common in most coffee packaging allows carbon dioxide to be released from the bag, while preventing oxygen and moisture from entering it. Once the degassing phase ends the beans begin absorbing oxygen. This process causes a slow and gradual decline in freshness and aroma.
Personal taste and storage methods will also affect the freshness of decaf coffee beans. Coffee should be stored in an airtight bag or container, out of direct sunlight, in a cool dry area.
How much caffeine is in decaf coffee?
The amount of residual caffeine in decaf coffee depends on the process that was used to decaffeinate the green coffee beans. We have found that the Swiss Water® Process and Mountain Water Process result in a 99% caffeine free coffee, while the Sugarcane Process and CO2 Process result in a 97% caffeine free coffee.
When are orders dispatched?
Our decaf coffee roasters send coffee directly from their roasting facility to your home to guarantee freshness. This means that when your order contains decaf coffees from different roasters as part of the same order, each will ship separately.
You will receive an email with tracking numbers once orders are dispatched.
It's important to keep in mind that roasters have individual roasting schedules and most do not roast over the weekend. Orders are typically dispatched 24-48 hours after roasting.
Is decaf coffee safe for pregnant women?
Current Australian Guidelines indicate that "Pregnant or breastfeeding women and children should restrict their caffeine intake."
All decaf coffees on Tasty Decafs have all been decaffeinated using natural decaffeination processes, free of chemicals and additives, and are 97-99% caffeine free.
Please note this information is not medical advice, and for advice on your specific needs you should always consult your medical practitioner.