Although its devotees are rightly concerned about their caffeine intake from coffee, it’s important to be aware that well-steeped tea can easily contain as much caffeine as many coffees.
Recent studies have also found that the anti-oxidant properties of coffee have been under-rated in all the fuss over green and white teas.
Select your coffee with a spirit of adventure… but store it with care. The two-week rule is recommended by many coffee aficionados. If your coffee is pre-ground be sure to re-seal it carefully and double wrap it once opened. Never keep your coffee in the refrigerator and don’t think of the freezer as long-term storage either… They add moisture – which is coffee’s enemy until brew-time.
It was said that the great Voltaire could never have written all his philosophy without his 50 cups a day. When warned that coffee was a “slow poison”, the 80-year-old philosopher replied “I think it must be slow. I’ve been drinking it for 65 years and I’m not dead yet!”
We stock several varieties of coffee at Foodstuffs ~ fresh-roasted whole beans, pre-ground blended coffees, flavoured coffees… the works.