La Colombe opens a decaffeination plant in Port Richmond.

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"Americans drink the most decaffeinated coffee in the world, yet there aren't any plants like this in the U.S.,"

http://philly.eater.com/archives/2012/03/27/la-colombe-opening-decaffeination-plant-in-philly.php#.T3J2B1CcmIg.email

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george's picture

I will gladly take the caffeine they dispose of.

Susquehanna's picture

I drove by this last week. I was excited to see they were set up in PR.
I drink decaf at night occasionally. I'm not a cup or six drinker of regular and about half my coffee intake is decaf

lighterthief's picture

decaf is worse than light beer and vegetarian sushi... rubbish! but jobs in Richmond are good so +1 La Colombe

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Leo's picture

Without decaf coffee, where would soda junkies source their own caffeine?

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codergrrl's picture

They've been roasting their coffee on Tioga Street for quite awhile. Is this at the same place I wonder? Or another building?

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Kenzo's picture

I thought it was Thompson Street but it doesn't say where.

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stbenjamin's picture

Oh good, I was thinking of making my own version of Four Loco. I'm glad I can source my ingredients locally.

sdm's picture

I'm scared to try to make Faux Loco. I have not yet seen those particular British energy pills that the recipe calls for.

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stbenjamin's picture

Now I am wondering which warehouse they bought and whether I looked at it.

This is a long shot, but does anyone know someone at La Colombe? I'd love to talk to them about greening the roasting process (since I am sure some of it can be applied to brewing).