Why does decaffeinated coffee traditionally get served in an orange-rimmed coffee pot?

Why does decaffeinated coffee traditionally get served in an orange-rimmed coffee pot?

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  1. For servers to identify which pot is decaf.
    Good summary below by Datsmeharse at funtrivia.com :
    Why has the orange-colored coffee pot become a symbol for decaffeinated coffee
    Orange was the color of the tins of decaffeinated brand Sanka, which became synonymous with any decaffeinated brand
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanka
    Image of their packaging:
    http://farm1.static.flickr.com/8/9255411_7e6a84b99f.jpg
    The occasional green-colored pot was born from decaf rival Folgers, again based on their packaging.
    http://www.americansweets.co.uk/ekmps/shops/statesidecandy/images/folgers-classic-decaf-instant-coffee-new-trial-2oz-size-makes-30-cups–10701-p.jpg

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  2. Shops need some way to identify the decaf offerings. An orange rim has become a method of insuring that those who can’t tolerate caffeine don’t get a morning jolt that they maybe can’t handle and vice versa.

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