Here at Javaya, we take freshness very seriously. It's built into everything we do. It's our obsession. At the end of the day, we simply believe that fresh coffee is the best coffee. But don't take our word for it.
According to this Eater.com article, citing coffee consultant and expert Sherri Jones, there are very specific guidelines for how to treat your fresh beans.
Here is our tl;dr summary of the article:
- Don't freeze them. Don't refrigerate them.
- Store them in a clean, airtight, non-porous container.
- Buy fresh coffee! You'll find a great selection right here on Javaya
- Buy small quantities
- Consume it quickly
- There are lots of things you can do with stale beans. Making coffee with them isn't one of them.