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How is decaffeinated coffee made?

If we liquefy carbon dioxide and subject it to a temperature of 31OC and a pressure of 73 atmospheres, there is no way to stop it from boiling. Above these values we have supercritical carbon dioxide. Under these conditions it becomes the ideal assistant to separate or purify many products. In the 1970s, researchers at the German Max Planck Institute developed a technique to remove caffeine from coffee with supercritical carbon dioxide.

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