Why are breakfast blend coffee grounds traditionally low in caffeine?

Why are breakfast blend coffee grounds traditionally low in caffeine?

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  1. They aren’t low in caffeine. The difference between the amount of caffeine in a light and dark roast is small.
    Our breakfast blend is a light roast, btw.
    So, where are you finding caffeine content on labels of beans?

  2. Breakfast blends are generally light roast blends. However, the reality is that these often have much higher levels of caffeine than a dark or robust roast.
    If you measure your coffee by scoops, light roasted coffee will have more caffeine. Since the beans are denser than a darker roast. However if you weigh out your scoops, darker roasts will have more caffeine, because there is less mass.
    Home ground coffee will have more caffeine, as the beans don’t outgas as much as the ground coffee does.
    The darker the beans, the longer they have been roasted . While a stronger dark roast might seemingly have a higher caffeine content, this is not true based on the roasting process. The longer coffee beans are roasted , the more caffeine is burned off. Light roasts aren’t as strong, but they pack the most caffeine.

  3. I do not think that they are. By far and away, most breakfast blends are made from light to medium roast coffees. The lighter the roast, in general, the more caffeine you will find in a measured amount of coffee grounds.
    Breakfast blends typically have more caffeine per gram of grounds than a dark roast, like French roast or Vienna roast blend.

  4. “Why are breakfast blend coffee grounds traditionally low in caffeine?”
    What is the evidence that they are?
    Evidence to the contrary:
    From Sturbridge Coffee Roasters, Fresh Roasted Coffee, Southbridge, MA ,
    A light roast, often packaged as “breakfast blends” contains the most caffeine, followed by medium roast. Not all coffees contain the same amount of caffeine, again, it goes back to the roasting process. A medium roast at one place can have more/less caffeine than a medium roast somewhere else as a single degree temperature in the roast can fluctuate taste and caffeine content.
    From Buzz per Espresso Shot / Cup of Coffee ,
    However, the actual caffeine levels for a type of drink can vary greatly, even within a single shop. For example, one lab test compared the caffeine levels in Starbucks’ Breakfast Blend Coffee from one Starbucks outlet, six days in a row. The caffeine levels per 16-ounce (“Grande”) serving ranged from 299.5 mg to a whopping 564.4 mg (practically double the recommended daily limit for caffeine intake).
    How to Get the Most (or Least) Caffeine From Your Beans
    How much caffeine is in your coffee?

  5. I’m not sure that this is the case. I don’t drink breakfast blend coffees. I can’t think of a reason why you would want less caffeine in the morning; if anything, you would want the opposite! If what you’re saying is true, I’d stay away from breakfast blends. Coffee, like wine (or scotch), is very unique to its terroir. So I would suggest only drinking single origin coffee so you can appreciate the significant differences between a highland or lowland coffee, one from Latin America, Africa, or Asia. Cheers!

  6. Sorry, I do not uses blended coffee but would assume that if it is true then the Blend would have a high proportion of Robusta beans.


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