Bean Cellar Sets
the ultimate in coffee bean storage
NOTE: This project will resume shipping mid-NOVEMBER 2021. Please take note before placing order.
After purchase, most people store their coffee in the same bags it came in. Those types of bags range from Earth unfriendly plastic to more eco-conscious paper. More fastidious individuals, on the other hand, take the time to transfer their beans into sealed airtight containers. Regardless of the environmental impact, all of these techniques suffer from the same shortcoming.
Repeatedly opening and closing a bag or container exposes the coffee to outside air, which in turn results in oxidation and staleness. When you’ve just spent $19 for a pound of freshly roasted geisha, there’s nothing more frustrating than discovering your coffee is prematurely stale or past its peak. The commercial cellars are optimal for freezing or deep-freezing your beans for long term storage. Many top industry specialists and roasters have been doing this with our cellars now with outstanding results.
We created the Bean Cellar as a specially designed single dose container for storing whole coffee beans. Now when you buy beans, you only have to take out your scale or Bean Counter once to weigh doses of your favorite coffee. It does make a big difference it terms of convenience by not having to take out a bag, scale and dosing cup every time you want to grind a shot. And by portioning your beans in a single sitting, you expose your coffee to air only two times, first when you open your bag and finally right before you grind. Our Bean Cellars include our originally designed and proprietary one-way valve system that allows the CO2 of freshly roasted coffee to outgas, displacing the lighter oxygen out of the valve at the top of the cap.
We redesigned our commercial bean cellars for 2021 to include an integrated freshness valve and seals in the cap for superior usability. The caddy is made of CNC routed solid oak, finished with a non-VOC food grade German wax.
- Set of 10 or 12 food-grade polypropylene bean cellars and caps.
- CNC machined solid Oak caddy, hand finished with German non-VOC wax.
- Stainless bean funnel (fits both glass and commercial bean cellars)
Light vs Air:
Many customers ask us if light will affect the storage of the beans. The short answer is "no," as long as they are not stored in direct sunlight. From our experience and tests, as well as to the testament of our customers, the negative effects of opening and closing a vessel and re-exposing them to fresh air is several orders of magnitude more damaging to bean freshness than ambient light in a room.