30 Year Old Coffee?
So, while you know you don't want 30 year old roasted coffee for anything except to top off your compost pile, did you know you COULD have 30 year old green coffee? Apparently with coffee prices high and supplies down, this year must be a good time to sell off the extra green coffee laying around. Anyway, Brazil recently auctioned off 40,000 bags of 30 year old green coffee into a willing market.
"The only thing lost is the color. The bean yellows. But experts say that coffee that is well kept in the warehouse will last for 30 years," said Lucas Tadeu Ferreira, planning coordinator for the ministry's coffee department .
I'll pass, but my hunch is that it will end up in that $1.50 per can no-name coffee can coming to a grocery store shelf near you!
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Posted by Scott Martin at December 8, 2006 8:03 AM