IDEAS & BREW
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For the Flavors – A Snapshot of Roasting
Roasting Green Coffee Coffee roasting is a crucial step in achieving the desired flavors and aromas in brewed coffee. It's also important to note that roast level doesn't affect caffeine levels. Chemical Reactions of Roasting - Pyrolisis The roasting process...
Why Does Pour Over Exist? A Modern Take
Why Pour Over? The pour over brewing method was invented in 1908 by German entrepreneur Melitta Bentz. However, it is possible that the pour over method has been around for longer than that, but only in local communities. For example, many coffee farm communities brew...
Countries With Amazing Coffee
OVERIVEW There are many factors that contribute to the quality of coffee beans. The climate is one of the most important factors. Optimal conditions for growing coffee exist in well-established growing countries like those of Central America. However, there are some...
Sustainability & Minimal Impact
What Is Sustainable Coffee? There are a number of ways to make coffee production more sustainable, such as incorporating best practices for crop-management and water use, using pheromone boxes instead of pesticides, composting coffee bean waste for fertilizer, using...
What is Coffee Bean Processing?
What is Processing? Coffee is a fruit that grows on trees in the form of coffee cherries. These cherries have pits that contain two seeds each, which are referred to as coffee beans. In order to obtain the beans, farmers have to go through a process called...