Sunday October 25, 2020

The Daily Grind: From cherry to the cup

It often comes as a surprise to some that coffee is not a bean at all, but a seed grown inside a cherry that looks no different to the cherries you buy in the supermarket.

15th September, 2012
'The processing of coffee is a fascinating topic, made more interesting in recent years by the more advanced coffee origins offering three processes of the same coffee'.

It often comes as a surprise to some that coffee is not a bean at all, but a seed grown inside a cherry that looks no different to the cherries you buy in the supermarket.

The task of making coffee involves removing the tiny green seed from the cherry, drying it and then later roasting it so it becomes what you and I recognise as a coffee bean.

There are three main ways to separate...

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