Today, coffee manufacturers have switched to safer decaffeination methods, though many still use potent chemicals to strip away caffeine. Meanwhile, researchers have wondered whether any of coffee's healthful compounds are lost along with the caffeine.
According to Roger Cook, science manager for the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), studies have proven that these solvents are safe to use in decaffeination. But some people still have concerns, and many aficionados believe the
also enabled illy caffè executives to identify opportunities to strengthen their brand in new, strategic market segments. For example, the program flagged an opportunity to provide more information to sales associates about decaffeination, a
might bring to mind the color-coded coffee pots common in diners across America, we have German coffee merchant Ludwig Roselius to thank for the decaffeination process. In 1905, Roselius realized that caffeine could be removed from coffee beans with