Acid

Acid, noun: Acids make up approximately 5% of green coffee. Chlorogenic acids make up the lion’s share. As polyphenols,…


Alkaloid

Alkaloid, noun: An ingredient in coffee: Compound containing nitrogen that is found in many plants. This includes caffeine…


Aroma

Aroma, Subst., n, auch Aromastoffe. Synonym für Geschmack. Kaffee ist mit über 800 Aromen eines der komplexesten…


Caffeine

Caffeine, noun: An alkaloid and an important component of coffee as well as tea, guarana and cacao. It has a stimulating…


Carbohydrate

Carbohydrate, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Together with fat and protein, they are an essential component of our diet.…


Chlorogenic acid

Chlorogenic acid, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Also occurs in potatoes, artichokes, nettles, etc. It is regarded as hard…


Flavor

Flavor, noun (also flavoring): Synonym for taste. Coffee is one of the most complex natural products with over 800 flavors…


Fruit acid

Fruit acid, noun: Collective term for the acids present in fruit. Since coffee is a fruit – coffee berries – it also…


Ingredient

Ingredient, noun: Coffee has more than 1000 ingredients, 400 of which have not yet been identified. Depending on the type of…


Lipids

Lipids, noun: Ingredient in coffee. Term for fats. Overall, the lipid content of green coffee is between 10-13%, whereby…


Minerals

Minerals, noun: Ingredient in coffee. 
Its content is extremely dependent on the coffee variant, cultivation area and…


Proteins

Proteins, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Long chains of amino acids. Approximately 10% of green coffee consists of proteins.…