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Now that you're buying fresh roasted coffee beans, how do you keep them fresh. Here are our best coffee storage recommendations.

There are many opinions out there whether you should refigerate your coffee beans, or worse yet, keep them in the freezer. Seems reasonable, you keep lot's of other foods in the freezer to extend the storage time. Unfortuantely, freezing is not good for coffee beans.

We won't get into the physical and chemical explanations. Take our word for it, the best method to store your fresh roasted coffee beans (for a little while at least), is with airtight containers. The biggest detriment to keeping coffee beans fresh is oxidization (exposure to air), and moisture.

And we certainly hope you have a coffee grinder and grind your own beans. Yes, you can store ground coffee in an airtight container, but this is not an optimum way to enjoy fresh roasted coffee. Always best to keep your whole beans fresh, and grind just prior to brewing that great cup of coffee.

Of course, the best approach is to consume your coffee beans before they even have a chance to grow stale. Don't order or purchase a huge supply of coffee beans, only to keep them around for an extended period of time. Better to buy smaller batches of fresh roasted coffee that you can comfortably consume in about a weeks time, and then replenish with a new batch. It's a bit of inventory control. Ordering fresh roasted coffee online is one way to help you manage the schedule.

Here's to keeping your freshly roasted coffee beans ... well, fresh, of course! We recommend the following products to store your coffee beans.

Vacuum Storage Coffee Container
Vacu Vin Coffee Saver Starter Set
Price: $29.99
  • Holds over a pound of coffee (ground), little less than a pound of whole bean coffee.
  • Smoked exterior protects the coffee from the harmful effects of light.
  • Can be used for saving other foods including cookies, chips, chips and nuts (but we use it to store fresh whole coffee beans).
  • Larger pump pulls out air quickly. The vacuum pump is key to keeping coffee beans fresh by reducing oxidation from exposure to air as well as preventing exposure of the coffee beans to moisture.
  • Dishwasher safe.

Vacu Vin Coffee Saver Starter Set

Snap Lid Storage Containers for Coffee
Snapware Square Grip 10-Piece Airtight Canister Set

Price: $37.90
  • 10-piece square-shaped dry-food canister set with ergonomic handles.
  • Made of see-through shatterproof Flexiglass. Stain and odor resistant.
  • Includes a 120-ounce container, two 64-ounce containers, and two 32-ounce containers. Ideal for storing different amounts of fresh coffee beans.
  • Snap-lock lids fitted with special silicone seal to ensure airtight storage.
  • Safe to use in the freezer or refrigerator. Oh but please don't keep your coffee beans in the freezer (or the refigerator). Always best to store your coffee beans in a cool dry place (but not the refigerator or freezer).
  • Hand wash only.

Snapware 60002BXS Square Grip 10-Piece Airtight Dry-Food Canister Set



Mistobox delivers premium fresh-roasted coffee right to your doorstep, hand selected from the finest artisanal coffee roasters.
Mistobox delivers premium fresh-roasted coffee right to your doorstep, hand selected from the finest artisanal coffee roasters!

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