Definitions for "Decaffeinated coffee"
Coffee whereby the naturally occurring caffeine (stimulant) has been removed, either via water process or direct contact. The water process uses warm water under pressure to extract the caffeine, while the direct contact process uses water, pressure and methylene chloride. Both processes remove 96-98 percent of the original caffeine content.
Decaffeinated coffee is coffee that has been put through a process that removes most of the caffeine. So, you can enjoy your favorite brew without the side effects that caffeine can give you.
Coffee beans with at least 97% of the caffeine removed.