Café owners or enterprises whoserve coffee as a part of their menu often purchase wholesale coffee beans for several reasons. The most common ones being that in the long run, it is cost-effective saves frequently trips to the market, the same consistent taste becomes the trademark of the outlet and much more such reasons. Though utmost care may have been taken by the wholesale dealer or supplier while procuring the coffee beans – once it is purchased by you, it needs some more care and attention to ensure that the fresh flavors are retained for longer and that the beans do not get stale.
- Decrease the movement of air
Store the beans in a nice air tight bag to preserve the freshness of the beans for a long time. Most often the bags that the coffee beans are delivered in are not of a very good quality so just make sure, you store the beans in a good resealable kind of bag which keep the oxygen at bay.
- Store them in smaller lots
It’s a better idea to remove a decent amount of beans into a glass jar for frequent use and don’t open the original bag too frequently. Make sure that the lot stored in the jar lasts you at least for a week to ten days before you reach out for more beans for the bag. Another thing you need to do is keep the bag and the jar away from direct sunlight.
- Store them in the fridge
Storing coffee at low temperatures is really not a great idea. More than the coolness it is the humidity that does more damage to the original flavors.
- Store them out in the open
Storing coffee beans at room temperature in wide mouthed jars can expose the beans to a lot of moisture. Avoid storing the beans in wide open bags or jars whose lids are not snug enough if you want to retain the flavors for longer. also, make sure that they don’t come in contact with direct sunlight.