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Mecca Coffee

Premium La Serranía Decaf Coffee

HAZELNUT GRAPE CHOCOLATE
The cream of the crop. The best of the best! This premium La Serranía decaf coffee has subtle notes of hazelnut, grape, and chocolate. The coffee beans are grown along an isolated mountain range within the central cordillera of the Andes. This decaf coffee represents a group of farmers who are meticulous in their picking and sorting. La Serranía is decaffeinated naturally using the Sugarcane Decaf process, a method derived from sugarcane mixed with mountain water which is effective in removing 97% of caffeine. Save this one for occasions when you want to WOW your guests with a top notch decaf coffee.
$31.00

About the Roaster

Mecca Coffee

Alexandria, NSW

For over fifteen years, Mecca Coffee has been obsessed with quality. They may be small, but their ambitions are anything but. Mecca Coffee believe great coffee starts at the farm, and strive for our industry to be more diverse, sustainable, and empowering for all hands across the global coffee network.

Natural Decaf Coffee

Sugarcane

Premium La Serranía Decaf Coffee by Mecca Coffee is a Sugarcane Decaf. The Sugarcane Decaf process results in a delicious, subtly sweet coffee bean. The process itself begins with (you guessed it), sugarcane! Sugarcane is used to make molasses, which is then fermented to make ethanol. The ethanol is then mixed with acetic acid (vinegar) to create a natural compound called ethyl acetate. Before the compound is applied to the beans, the beans themselves are first steamed at low pressure. This helps the coffee beans swell up and attain the moisture level ideal for caffeine extraction. The coffee beans are soaked in water along with the ethyl acetate. The ethyl acetate then bonds with the naturally occurring salts inside the coffee beans, which extracts the caffeine, resulting in a delicious decaf coffee that is 97% caffeine free.

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.

FAQ

  • How can I get free shipping?

    We agree, free shipping rocks! Simply add two or more bags of coffee to your cart and free shipping will be applied to your entire order 🙂

  • 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 has 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.All orders are sent via Australia Post or Sendle, depending on your location and the roaster's preferred delivery service.

    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 a day or two after roasting to give the beans some time to degas.

    All orders are sent via Australia Post or Sendle, depending on your location and the roaster's preferred delivery service.

  • 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.