This could be why! If the beans in your morning beverage could talk, they would probably use a first-generation iPhone to call up all their pals and tell them they finally made it out of storage and into the Big Show. After years of being socked away as the coffee market weathered hard times, arabica beans — some as old as nine years — are now on super sale and could wind up in your cup of java.
The arabica coffee market bottomed out in 2013, but now that prices have come down, buyers who usually snap up lesser-grade beans like robusta are more inclined to buy those older beans, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Read more here: https://consumerist.com/2016/06/15/your-morning-cup-of-coffee-could-be-made-with-9-year-old-beans/