Coffee Bean Storage

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Doublej

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Coffee Bean Storage
« on: 18 Mar 2018, 08:16 pm »
What container do you like?

Thinking about pulling the trigger on the Oxo.

https://www.amazon.com/OXO-Grips-Airtight-Coffee-Container/dp/B00CZA0MAQ?th=1

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Re: Coffee Bean Storage
« Reply #1 on: 18 Mar 2018, 08:29 pm »
Seems this is a plastic box.
The best container to store foods are glass,
mainly that brown glass once used to beer bottle.

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Re: Coffee Bean Storage
« Reply #2 on: 18 Mar 2018, 09:04 pm »
I use an OXO container similar to the one you linked.  It is smaller and just holds a little more than a pound of whole bean.

I usually buy my coffee at Costco and it comes in a three pound bag.  I use a FoodSaver vacuum system to seal smaller quantities of the large bag and that keeps the bean fresh until I need it.

I need to do some research and find better quality bean than the Starbuck's French Roast I have been buying.