Arabica vs Robusta Coffee
Coffee made from Robusta beans is bitter and is commonly described as ’burnt tyres or rubbery.’
Robusta has 2.7% caffeine content, almost double the 1.5% of Arabica
"It makes sense to drink coffee only made with Arabica beans."
Arabica contains almost 60% more lipids and nearly twice the amount of sugar - that’s why it tastes better.
Robusta beans are primarily used in instant coffee and is also blended with Arabica beans in numerous coffee capsules. If you suffer from headaches, it makes sense to drink coffee only made with Arabica beans. This will allow you to enjoy a daily cup of coffee without the excess caffeine triggering a headache.
Caffeine is extremely stable during the roasting process so both dark and light roast coffee beans have the same amount of caffeine