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Coffee in Health and Disease Prevention by Victor R. Preedy

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Chapter 5

Caffeine-free Species in the Genus Coffea

Perla Hamon1, Jean-Jacques Rakotomalala2, Sélastique Akaffou3, Norosoa J. Razafinarivo1, Emmanuel Couturon1, Romain Guyot1, Dominique Crouzillat4, Serge Hamon1,  and Alexandre de Kochko1     1UMR DIADE, IRD, Montpellier, France     2FOFIFA, Ambatobe, Antananarivo, Madagascar     3Université Abobo-Adjamé, Abidjan, Republic of Ivory Coast     4Nestlé Centre R&D Tours, Tours, France

Abstract

Caffeine is the most popular purine alkaloid, mainly found in coffees, teas, and cocoas. Caffeine content ranges from 0 to >3% and 0 to <1% dry matter basis in African and Indian Ocean Island (IOI) coffee beans, respectively. In Africa, eastern coastal species have low to medium caffeine content in their beans, ...

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