Coffee husk is a residual product from coffee cultivation. It is widely used for extracting caffeine and tannin, composting. Besides these, it is also a suitable material for pellet making machine to replace coal and fossil fuel. Brazil is the biggest coffee production area around the world and there are several and increasing number of power plant is using coffee husk pellets for electricity generating.


Coffee husk pellets application
*Power Plant
*House Hold BBQ Rack
*Centralize Steam boiler
*Co-fire with coal in some industrial place

Why Choose Coffee Husk to Make Biofuel Pellets?
As we all know, dense,high calorific value and easy to process, wood sawdust is the most suitable material for biofuel pellet plant. Coffee husk has the similar element with wood sawdust. Although not as good as wood sawdust, coffee husk is still a good materials for making pellets.
Coffee husk is in uniform size and shape, so it’s easy to be processed into biomass pellets.
B.Coffee husk contains certain amount of lipids and protein which will improve its calorific value.

Hemicellulose and Lignin
Coffee Husk


Abundant Raw Materials and Necessary Market Requirement for Coffee Husk Pellets
With a large market demand, coffee has a broad production area around the world. One of the famous coffee cultivation countries is Brazil. Brazil country’s availability of land, water and labor has allowed coffee increased production and exports. Annually, Brazil could produce upwards of 150,000 tons of coffee husk. Besides Brazil, Coffee also has a wide planting in Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, etc. Coffee husk can be transformed into a value-able fuel — coffee husk pellets and becoming an important local energy source. In Brazil coffee husk is mainly used in power plant for the purpose of electricity generating. There are still a amount of coffee husk pellets used for home heating etc.

Coffee Husk Pellets Processing Guidance


Coffee husk pelletizing is similar to other biomass materials, including: drying, crushing, pelletizing, coolingand packing. However, to process premium coffee husk pellets, we have two tips of guidance for coffee husk pellets starters.
A. To cutting down the production cost, you should choose a place which is close to raw material production area to processing coffee husk pellets.
B. As different biomass materials are with different component content, the pellets calorific value are also different. To get a higher burning calorific value, here are several formulas for coffee husk pellets processing:
1.75% corn cob and 25% coffee husk
2.50% corn cob and 50 % coffee husk
3.25% corn cob and 75% coffee husk
4.50% bagasse and 25% peanut shell and 25% coffee husk

With the increasing demands for biofuel pellets, coffee husk pellet has expanded its application in home heating, cooking, boiler, industrial stoves and co-fire power plant, hospital and school. Start your coffee husk pellets production and you will get a rich payback! Any question in pellets processing, contact us and we are always ready to help you.