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From Seed to Cup (Part Two)

From Seed to Cup (Part Two)

Next up, let's talking about milling. Milling the Beans: There are three steps involved in the milling process. The first is hulling. Hulling removes the skin from the wet method and the entire berry from the dry method. Polishing is an optional step, but one that produces superior beans. Grading and sorting is the last step and is done by size and weight as well as checking for any abnormalities and imperfections. Deficient beans are then removed.

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From Seed to Cup (Part One)

From Seed to Cup (Part One)

The process of getting coffee from seed to your cup is a lengthy one that involves multiple steps. Today we are going to be exploring the steps it takes to get from the coffee seed to the coffee you drink. The coffee goes through many changes and takes on various forms before it is what we think of when we think of coffee. Planting: Did you know that coffee beans are actually seeds? Before coffee beans are dried and roasted, they are able to be planted and produce coffee trees. Initially, the coffee plants need to be shaded from intense...

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Did you know this about the history of coffee?

Did you know this about the history of coffee?

The history of coffee is fascinating and one filled with folklore. The exact date and origin of coffee are unknown, but there is a lot of folklore that surrounds the history of coffee!

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