Food and Agribusiness

Coffee, but not as you know it

In a world of alternatives – whether it’s oat ‘milk’, meatless ‘meat’, or elderberry flavoured tea, it should come as no surprise that an alternative ‘coffee bean’ has also emerged. Peanut coffee resembles traditional coffee in the way it smells, tastes and the way it is prepared. As peanuts are legumes much like coffee beans, mimicking the flavour of coffee is a relatively simple task. Furthermore, peanut coffee is not acidic, so it is very smooth to drink and good for people with acid reflux; it is also not a diuretic! The flavour of peanut coffee is largely contributed to the roast temperature/time and the oil extraction rate.

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