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Old 02-25-2014, 09:14 AM   #1
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Green Coffee?

I may be totally out of the loop - but what is green coffee?

Is it a new phase? I keep seeing it everywhere. Ha

If someone could please explain it would be much appreciated.

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Old 02-25-2014, 09:54 AM   #2
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Green coffee is unroasted coffee beans. Here's more information:
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supple...%20COFFEE.aspx

Every year, manufacturers come up with thousands of new products. That doesn't mean we have to be sucked into the hype about them
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:53 PM   #3
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I have seen green coffee available for donkey's years. People who roast their own coffee buy it.
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:58 PM   #4
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Green coffee, like others have explained, is raw unroasted beans.

Don't make coffee from them
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Old 02-26-2014, 04:47 AM   #5
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Hey guys,

Thanks for the replies :)

Taxlady do you know why it is suddenly everywhere now then? - I guess it is just one of those new crazes.

You can buy green coffee bean extract capsules Green Coffee Bean Extract Capsules (400mg) | Coffee | Holland & Barrett

And Starbucks put it in their new Starbucks Refresha™ beverages. Green Coffee Extract | Starbucks Coffee Company
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Old 02-26-2014, 08:06 AM   #6
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It has been a bit of a quiet craze for years now.
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Green coffee is unroasted coffee beans. Here's more information:
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supple...%20COFFEE.aspx

Every year, manufacturers come up with thousands of new products. That doesn't mean we have to be sucked into the hype about them
I had forgotten that it was a current supplement fad. There are supplement fads all the time. The ones that promise weight loss are some of the most popular.
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:57 PM   #8
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Green coffee is unroasted coffee beans. Here's more information:
http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supple...%20COFFEE.aspx

Every year, manufacturers come up with thousands of new products. That doesn't mean we have to be sucked into the hype about them
I friend who lives in London emailed me an account of a visit she and her husband made to a rather trendy coffee shop recently. Talk about hype! The waitress, a very superior person, carefully explained to them exactly how the coffee had to be drunk, including how long (in seconds!) they must leave it before stirring it and drinking it, in order to have it at precisely the right temperature and the direction it should be stirred in came into the instructions. Sugar was deeply frowned on.

My friend said she and her husband felt very cowed and were almost expecting to be put in detention if they got it wrong!
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My brother and his wife started roasting their own coffee about 3 years ago and have really enjoyed coming up with their own blends and roasts. Some have been really, really good and some become really good compost . They have a shop they frequent to buy their green beans (Mr. Green Beans) in Portland. It's just a tasty hobby.
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Old 03-03-2014, 04:50 AM   #10
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I friend who lives in London emailed me an account of a visit she and her husband made to a rather trendy coffee shop recently. Talk about hype! The waitress, a very superior person, carefully explained to them exactly how the coffee had to be drunk, including how long (in seconds!) they must leave it before stirring it and drinking it, in order to have it at precisely the right temperature and the direction it should be stirred in came into the instructions. Sugar was deeply frowned on.

My friend said she and her husband felt very cowed and were almost expecting to be put in detention if they got it wrong!
Mad Cook - I think rules like that would put me off going there! Ha - Did they enjoy the coffee though?
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