Does coffee beans absorb household/pet odors?

Does coffee beans absorb household/pet odors?

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  1. It’s certainly possible.
    It would mostly depend on how you’re storing your coffee.

    If your coffee beans are kept out in the open (i.e. exposed to air) then they can certainly absorb unwanted flavors and odors from the space they’re confined to. This is especially true if it’s a small space.
    One of the reasons most coffee people will tell you not to store your coffee in the fridge is because of the flavors and odors coffee can absorb from the other food in the fridge.
    If you keep your coffee in an airtight container this will not be an issue. I’d even say it will be all right if you keep your coffee in the bag it comes in, as long as the bag is closed tightly.
    In the end, oxygen is the main thing you want to protect your coffee from.

  2. This might be a slightly odd answer, but yes.
    I found that placing my hands in old coffee beans and digging my nails into them to remove strong seafood/other food smells from my hands was not only therapeutic, but also made my hands smell much better 🙂


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