• Need technical assistance? We have over a decade of experience in all aspects of coffee science.

  • Explore the chemistry of coffee with our Coffee Science Certificate (CSC) program.

  • 90% of caffeine is extracted within the first minute of extraction. Learn more about the chemistry of brewing at our upcoming seminar.

  • There are over 1,000 compounds in roasted coffee.

  • Need a professional assessment of your green coffee? We provide a comprehensive testing package.

  • It takes approximately 5 years before coffee makes it to your kitchen table. Learn more about coffee production at our seminar.

Coffee lowers risk of depression for women

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Sept 29th, 2011 - According to a long term study, women who consume at least 4 cups of coffee have a 20% chance of developing depression in their lives. The results of the study which coincides with a previous study in Finland, suggests that coffee may also reduce the risk of depression and suicide in men as well.


For more info - http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/26/health/women-depression-coffee/

The Chemistry of Coffee - Copenhagen, DK

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August 10, 2011 - We're honored to have been invited to speak at the 2011 Nordic Barista Cup in Copenhagen, Denmark. This year, the focus is on Taste and team has gathered a great line up of speakers - http://bit.ly/nbc_speakers - for the event. For those attending, your all in for a great lecture by scientist, Joseph Rivera on the science & chemistry of specialty coffee. See you all there!


nordic barista cup - 2011


Coffee & Health Benefits

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June 23, 2011 - For many coffee is simply a medium in which to deliver caffeine. But according to the latest research, coffee may also hold a significant amount of health benefits.

The Chemistry of Coffee - coming to Barcelona, ES

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We are pleased to announce on that on May 4-5 we will be conducting a 2 day seminar on the "Science & Chemistry of Coffee" in Barcelona, Spain.

Through a joint alliance  with Spanish Cultural Forum of Coffee - this members only event is aimed at furthering this already sophisticated Spanish/Catalunian coffee market. Previous educators include the renowned coffee experts including Dr. Marino Petracco of Illy Coffee and author of numerous technical coffee books.


Seminar: The Science & Chemistry of Coffee, Presented: In Spanish

Para mas informacion sobre futuro seminarios favor de escribir nos a: info@coffeechemistry.com

The Chemistry of Coffee - Melbourne, AUS

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We are pleased to announce that we will be conducting a one-day seminar on the Science & Chemistry of Coffee at the Coffee Academy at the William Angliss Institute. So if you planning on attending the Cafe Biz/Coffee Festival this year in Melbourne (May 21-22nd)  - make sure to book a seat, as space will be limited. 


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