Did Yuban Original Medium Roast Formulation Change Its Flavor?

Yuban Original Medium Roast

Yuban Original Medium Roast

Yuban Company confirmed to me that it changed the formulation to Yuban Original.

The product label says 100% Arabica Premium Beans are still used.

It no longer says Columbian only, and for the old timers, I remember Juan Valdez with his mule hauling Yuban beans to roasting.

So, I ask you bloggers, does Yuban taste better or worse now? Should Yuban have left the formula along?

I am getting a refund on the last 2 44 ounce cans I bought.

I miss the edge on the coffee that I loved about Yuban, and so there is no reason to patronize Yuban anymore. MAYBE the changed taste is by using lesser grade arabica beans.

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Feb 04, 2019
Yuban coffee medium roast
by: Marilyn skavlem

I used to love yuban and tell everyone it was better than sex and would pay as high as $13.00 for a 36oz can. Now its horrible. I will not be buying it aain. Will have to mix what i have with another brand so i can drink it.

Dec 07, 2018
The Incredible Shrinking can/tub/??
by: Bob Merlin

Has anyone else noticed that the amount is now down to 25 ounces from 29 ounces? It was 33 not that long ago.
Greedheads!

Nov 24, 2018
I hauled Yuban out of their CA roasting facility.
by: Anonymous

I'm a truck driver and would pick up freight from the Yuban roasting factory in San Leandro, CA for many years. They had a huge sign reading "Yuban roasted here for 50 years" or something like that. Then Warren Buffet came to town ie Kraft and he, according to employees, was breaking up Kraft and selling it to others piecemeal. I think they also produced or warehoused a lot of koolaid there among other Kraft products. They said it was going to be roasted in Florida. They then closed. Fast forward to 2018 and I notice Yuban says they are HQ'd in Chicago and, as a lot of you have noticed, Yuban doesn't taste the same. I've always loved the Dark Roast. It was a happy medium of flavor and $. Now I'm still drinking it but it doesn't say Arabica beans anywhere on it nor Columbian. Someplace on the WEB they said beans now come from Brazil. I'll have to search for another 'Happy Medium'.

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