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Topic: 30 year old Brazilian coffee! (5 msgs / 73 lines)
1) From: Steve Sakoman
Amazing, I wonder who bought this stuff.
Steve
Brazil plans to sell 30-year-old coffee beansSAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - A
cup of coffee can turn too bitter to drink in hours, but unroasted, well
stored coffee beans can last up to 30 years, and Brazil's government is
capitalizing on this fact.
With world coffee supplies tight and prices high, Brazil plans to zero out
all that is left of its federal coffee stocks, much of which are beans
nearly 30 years old, an agriculture ministry official said.
"The only thing lost is the colour. The bean yellows. But experts say that
coffee that is well kept in the warehouse will last for 30 years,"
Full story at:http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061208/od_uk_nm/oukoe_uk_brazil_coffee_stocks

2) From: Alchemist John
Well, it sounds like it might be monsooned, albeit not in the 
traditional sense.  I would not hold out hope though.
At 05:30 12/8/2006, you wrote:
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John Nanci
AlChemist at large
Zen Roasting , Blending & Espresso pulling by Gestalthttp://www.chocolatealchemy.com/

3) From: Justin Marquez
On 12/8/06, Steve Sakoman  wrote:
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It will probably show up in a red can somewhere.  And it will not be
any worse than what was in the red cans last year, either.
Safe Journeys and Sweet Music
Justin Marquez (CYPRESS, TX)

4) From: Brett Mason
May not be any different than what goes into the red cans now as well...
On 12/8/06, Justin Marquez  wrote:
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Cheers,
Bretthttp://homeroast.freeservers.com

5) From:
30 years, right maybe soaked in rum!!
ginny
maybe Tom will offer some up, NOT
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