08 Apr '12, 8pm
Green Coffee Storage at Home | Sweet Maria's Coffee Library
The most important thing to consider in regards to green coffee storage is atmospheric stability. The ideal relative humidity (RH) is around 60% and the ideal relative temperature is around 75 degrees F. If where you live is more/less humid or hot you need to take some measures to protect your green coffee. Most of us do live in climate controlled buildings, so you are pretty set to keep your green in an airtight container in a cabinet; although, humidity is the big factor in the home. You will read about air circulation in some articles about green coffee storage, but it's generally not made very clear in these articles why air circulation is necessary. The idea is that air circulation will help prevent condensation, but if your storage area is environmentally stable then this shouldn't be an issue. When green coffee is in transit it is much more of a problem, and having ...