06. 23. 2004
Naturally Decaffeinated Coffee
I have to admit that I can't taste the difference between half caf Columbian or full caf Sumatra, but I know most coffee connoisseurs wouldn't drink decaf if they were dying in the desert. Soon even coffee snobs may be able to drink a good cup of decaf because Brazilian scientists have discovered a naturally caffeine-free coffea arabica plant in Ethiopia.
The plants are being bred and mutated so they can be produced in mass quantities, so the shaky-handed coffee addicts will have to wait about five years for the new beans to make their debut at Starbucks.
Read more about the naturally decaffeinated coffee bean.