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SOY coffee?!

Pei Aug 22, 2006 07:31 PM

Has anyone tried Rocamojo Coffee?

I saw this in a little market in LA today (California Country Market on Westwood/Overland) and was intrigued.

But not intrigued enough to buy it. It says it's 1/2 coffee, 1/2 roasted soy nuts.

The selling points are supposed to be decreased acidity (stomach friendly, the package says) and 1/2 the caffeine.

The fact that it retails for $10 and was on sale for $7 tells me it's either bad or so bizarre no one wants to even try it.

Were I out of coffee I might have struck a blow for houndishness and bought a bag to try, but I'm drowning in coffee so I had to resist.



  1. missclaudy Aug 22, 2006 10:13 PM

    Is no sacred food or drink safe from being inundated with soy?

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      AquaW Aug 22, 2006 08:57 PM

      Another place that offers soy "coffee" (most of their blends are actually 100% soy, with only one 50/50):


      Then again, the place specializes in soy foods.

      Personally, I like caffeine too much to even entertain the notion of trying this.

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      1. re: AquaW
        Pei Aug 22, 2006 09:07 PM

        Me too. If the adjoining coffee shop had offered it by the cup I would have tried it. Maybe they need to start doing that to move the product.

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