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How should I store my coffee?

“Freshness is key and coffee’s full awesomeness is fleeting.” We recommend using coffee within 20 days after it is roasted (printed on every one of our bags). In our experience, the distinct and complex flavors that characterize our coffees will tend to have faded after that point.

We recommend storing coffee in a cool, dry place, away from heat and light, in its original packaging, or an airtight container.

The levels of moisture present in the refrigerator and freezer can greatly accelerate flavor loss. We don't recommend storing beans in the refrigerator and can only recommend storage in the freezer under specific circumstances (namely long term, uninterrupted periods).

For a more in-depth look into coffee storage (including the tips when using a freezer), take a look at the article we posted on our blog, The Frequency: “How to Store Coffee Beans”.

Last Updated Feb. 8, 2017