No Grounds for Dismissal: Value added after the coffee is brewed – aaronswrite

Silly me. I’ve been tossing out my spent coffee grounds like a fool.

Trends in Food Science and Technology published an article in May 2015 titled “Spent coffee grounds: a review on current research and future prospects.” Researchers have found usable quantities of lipids, polysaccharides, caffeine, and essential amino acids in spent coffee grounds.

If you’ve ever studied the coffee industry, you know how much labor it takes to get the beans from the farm to the coffee pot. Apparently, brewing a pot of coffee only takes about half of what the gro…

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