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Facts you never knew about coffee beans

Dec 1

All the coffee bean facts

Coffee beans facts - the process


The coffee beans are made from the seeds and pods of coffee cherries. The cherry's outer layer begins in green. It matures into yellow, orange, and finally ripe red. About 5% have only one coffee bean in them.

Fact 1 - Peaberries

Peaberries are also known as coffee beans. Their taste is more distinctive than that of the average coffee bean. It can take anywhere from three to six months, depending on the weather. Once harvested, the coffee beans are shipped to the next step - drying. In most cases, drying is done in the sun. There are many variables that affect drying. Some farmers do use machines to speed it up.

Fact 2 - Coffee starts as the cherry.

The majority of the structure is removed during processing, which leaves the beans and the endosperm. Sometimes, the silver skin of the fruit is retained. The outer layer of the fruit is removed during roasting.

However, the coffee bean remains. It is this way that coffee gets its delicious, highly-scented flavor. Coffee beans can be made in many different ways. However, the most widely used method is espresso.

Fact 3 - Fresh ground coffee is only good for a couple of hours.

Roasted coffee can last up to two months. However, many people prefer to freeze their coffee. This increases the bean’s shelf-life. Alternatively, if you have a self-heating roaster, it may be able to delay the staling process until a few days after roasting. It is possible to keep coffee fresh for many months by storing it in an
airtight container. You can choose to have a medium-bodied coffee by choosing a light brown roast. These roasts don't have too much oil but they taste richer with more bittersweet notes. If you prefer a darker roast, go for a dark-brown roast, but be sure to ask the seller before buying the beans. Some roasters are more honest about the caffeine content, so ask about the product.

When deciding whether coffee beans will work for you, it is essential to consider the type you are buying. Coffee beans from Strictly Higher Grown are coffee beans grown at higher altitudes than HB. They have the same characteristics as HB but are more heavy and more likely to be contaminated.

Fact 4 - Strictly High Grown coffee also costs more than the lower-altitude varieties.

For both varieties, the defect allowance range is between zero and eight. You should select the Strictly High-Grown variety if it exceeds eighty percent.

The flavor can also be affected by the location where the beans are grown. The coffee beans' flavor can be affected by the soil type and climate. The Bean Belt is a region where coffee can be grown between the Tropics and Capricorn. All coffee beans grown in this region, between Capricorn (the Tropics of Cancer) and Capricorn (the Bean Belt), are produced.
Arabica coffee beans have been cultivated since the beginning of coffee. Arabica coffee beans tend to be larger than other varieties and feature a prominent center crease. These beans have floral notes and a more sweet, soft taste. Robusta beans have a more bitter and acidic taste, yet they remain very popular.

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