Using Coffee Grounds for
Tackling Frost Damage

Aired: Mar. 25, 2022

Frost damage to tea farms, as well as fruits such as apples and grapes is a problem seen worldwide. This segment features the development of an anti-frost agent that uses polyphenols extracted from coffee grounds, which were being discarded after manufacture of canned coffee.

Coffee grounds
Anti-frost agent containing polyphenols extracted from coffee grounds
Anti-frost agent being dispersed onto apple trees
Shimojo Village, Nagano Pref.

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