How to Properly Store Coffee

You can't make a delicious cup of coffee with old, stale beans. Here's how to keep your coffee fresh.

You will need

  • Coffee beans
  • A mason jar
  • A cool
  • dark storage area
  • And freezer bags

Step 1 Buy coffee beans Buy coffee beans sealed in a one-way valve package, or freshly roasted at a coffee roaster’s store.

Step 2 Store in a cool, dark place Pour your supply into a mason jar and store the jar in a cool, dark place.

Step 3 Store bulk coffee effectively If you purchased a large amount of coffee that you won’t use within two weeks, divide into small portions wrapped in airtight freezer bags. Freeze for up to a month.