If Tim Hortons coffee grounds are exposed to oxygen for over 30 seconds it won’t use them

Canadians consume an average of 3 cups of coffee per day. For those who opt to purchase a piping hot cup of java in a store, Tim Hortons is the boss in town.

Tim Hortons serves nearly 2 cups of coffee each year and the best place on earth states, “nearly 8 out of 10 cups of coffee sold in Canada are poured at Tims.” Coffee actually outpaces tap water as the most consumed beverage in the country. A whopping 930 pots of coffee are packaged every minute during a normal day and the company claims it “cleans its brewers every 8 hours for the best tasting coffee.”

Another interesting stat is from a video Timmies posted on YouTube, which notes when an employee opens a bag of coffee grinds the package “only has 30 seconds to live because oxygen can compromise taste. So if any grounds are exposed to oxygen for longer than 30 seconds we won’t use them.

These stats are courtesy of a fancy infographic the company released.


About Ian Hardy

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I'm obsessed with Tim Hortons.It runs through my veins and I've probably spent enough money downing Steeped Tea's that I could have purchased my own franchise.