Producing and Processing Coffee

October 25, 2012

A lot of work goes into processing and producing coffee beans. Take a peek into this little slice of coffee processing, from pulping to drying.

Overripe coffee cherries, undeveloped coffee cherries, sticks and leaves float in water.  Ripe coffee beans and green coffee cherries are dense and sink.  Therefore, the first step in coffee production consists of separating the “floaters” from the “sinkers.”

 

 

Read more at:http://www.coffeeresearch.org/agriculture/processing.htm

 

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