This GREEN BEAN product is the unroasted, decaffeinated counterpart to our SINGLE ORIGIN EL SALVADORIAN coffee in bulk package. The utmost care has been taken to preserve the aromatic and mildly acidic characteristics of this wonderful coffee. During decaffeination we employ an environmentally friendly water process using no chemical additives or preservatives. As with all of our coffees, this offering was grown on farms that have been independently certified by the Rainforest Alliance The R.A. seal assures consumers that every farm is protecting wildlife, the environment, reforesting, and recycling. Please help protect our natural resources and try this delightful coffee today.