Posted: October 4, 2019

Storing roasted coffee beans in the freezer--a popular preservation method--really can help preserve the aroma of certain varieties of beans, according to research by food science major Andrew Cotter and Helene Hopfer, Rasmussen Career Development Professor of Food Science.

"My analysis showed that freezing coffee beans, especially dark roast varieties, helps to maintain the intensity and pleasantness of coffee aroma," said Cotter.

--Amy Duke