“To Extract” means “remove or take out, especially by effort or force.
The extraction of the coffee is at the core of any brewing or coffee-making process. When water passes through the coffee, it extracts some of the compounds and flavours and leaves some behind. It is the surprising complexity of this process that gives us so much of an intrigue as well as frustration when making coffee.
Sharper, acidic, fruity flavours tend to come out first, followed by the deep, heavier ones, and lastly, the woody, bitter notes. A well-extracted cup of coffee has a balance of these. This extraction depends on several factors including water flow rate, water pressure, temperature, coffee grain size and distribution, water quality, and uniformity of extraction, amongst others.
The optimal extraction that often gets cited is 20%, meaning that 20% of the coffee is taken by the water and the rest is chucked into the compost heap. The extraction levels of instant coffee is around 60%, making the instant coffee process the most efficient preparation method, just not necessarily the most desirable one.
Nothing can beat a delicious Moving Beans espresso morning coffee from our compostable coffee pods :).
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In the previous article, we’ve tackled some of the Instagram influencers who loved moving beans’ compostable coffee pods. If you haven’t read the previous one, I’ll give you a quick brief of the amazing product that Moving Beans provide.
Coffee is inarguable tasty and trendy and it has a lot of health benefits however it can sometimes cause pollution to the earth, for aluminum and plastic coffee capsules can take over 500 years before it actually breaks down.
This is why Moving Beans decided to make an innovative product that can both provide great coffee and a safe environment at the same time. Which attracts a lot of influencers who want to share the word with big audiences, and here they are!
Coffee is ultimately and without a doubt, delicious. Coffee can easily grab the heart of anyone, no exceptions. So, it’s not a surprise when even various influencers joined with the hip! Coffee is healthy in all aspects. However, sometimes coffee can bring pollution to the earth, with the aluminum and plastic used by Nespresso.
But don’t panic, Moving Beans’ Compostable Coffee Pods bring the best coffee while preserving the earth! This is one of the tons of reasons why these influencers love Moving Bean’s compostable coffee pods! If you’re ready to find out who they are and what they have to say, I suggest you keep reading!