Green Coffee Yield?

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George
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Green Coffee Yield?

Post by George » Sun Jan 28, 2007 9:56 pm

How much does a pound of green coffee weigh after it is roasted? I assume it looses weight, but how much? I'm trying to figure out the 'equivalent' price of green coffee compared to already-roasted.

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Post by Mark » Mon Jan 29, 2007 4:12 am

~12oz
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Post by Tim the Enchanter » Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:49 pm

12 ounces sounds about right. I roast 4 ounce batches in an air popper and they lose about an ounce in the roasting, so I would guess you lose about 1/4 of the weight of green beans.
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