Decaf Mexico La Esmeralda

Decaf Mexico La Esmeralda

Decaf Mexico La Esmeralda

Regular price $11.00

REGION: Pluma, Oaxaca

PROCESS: Sugarcane Natural Decaf

ROAST: Medium

TASTING NOTES: Chocolate, Coconut, Dates


The sugarcane decaffeination process utilizes Ethyl Acetate for a more natural way of removing caffeine. Ethyl acetate, or EA, is a naturally occurring organic compound found in many fruits and vegetables which can be synthesized for decaffeinating coffee. In this method the green beans are steamed or soaked to expand the beans for caffeine extraction. The expanded beans are then soaked in the EA which caffeine bonds with the compound and is drawn out of the bean. The now decaffeinated coffee is removed from the EV solvent, rinsed thoroughly, re-dried and re-bagged for transport to your local roaster.

Need the coffee ground?

Coffee stays freshest in whole bean form. However, if you need your coffee ground please let us know by selecting the "ground" option when choosing coffee. Be sure specify in the provided text box at checkout the brew method to ensure the correct grind match for the particular brewing equipment being used.

Shipping Disclaimer

You might have noticed that our shipping costs are higher than what you may be used to.  Coffee is a heavy product, and shipping is calculated on a weight-based scale.  Despite this, we are determined to save you money! We do not mark up shipping rates, and we keep the prices of our products low.  As a small company, we appreciate your understanding and support!

Low Price Promise

All Fortuna coffees and supplemental products are priced to allow all customers to enjoy high-quality roasts without paying the inflated costs often associated with specialty coffee.