bean to bean
Beans / September 22, 2017

bean to bean

Black bean brownies are a delicious and nutritious twist to a traditional chocolate brownie. You might be nervous about baking with black beans, but don t be-they have a very mild flavor and are extremely rich, creamy, and full of protein. You can also boost the flavor of your brownie with essential oils such as Peppermint, Wild Orange, Cinnamon, or even Lavender…

Coffee bean products
Beans / September 11, 2017

Coffee bean products

WARREN, Mich. - Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of dark chocolate covered coffee beans packaged by sister company JLM due to an undeclared allergen of tree nuts (almonds). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The products are safe…

arabic coffee beans
Beans / September 6, 2017

arabic coffee beans

If you have been around coffee for any amount of time you probably have heard the terms Arabica and Robusta coffee. But what does that mean? Well, to put it simply Arabica and Robusta are terms referring to the species which the coffee belongs too. Coffee has well over 100 species but, Arabica and Robusta are the most commonly consumed strands of it. We ve compiled…

coffee plantation cairns
Plantation / June 25, 2017

coffee plantation cairns

The Australian Coffee Centre is a unique timber structure constructed atop a granite outcrop, overlooking the 360 acre Skybury Coffee Plantation and the quaint Australian rural countryside. The two-storey timber structure is perched on the peak of the Great Dividing Range offering visitors sweeping views of the rolling green hills and patchwork paddocks of the Cairns…

Coffee beans South america
Beans / January 9, 2017

Coffee beans South america

Andrew Oakes had no idea the perks of being a speciality-blend coffee producer when he launched the Selinsgrove-based Fresh Roasted Coffee LLC in 2011. “I didn’t think I’d be hanging in Colombia, ” said Oakes, looking through photographs he took during his weeklong trip in late July to rate and purchase coffee directly from growers. In five years, he’s grown the company…

coffee plantation oahu
Plantation / June 10, 2017

coffee plantation oahu

About WAIALUA COFFEE - 100% Hawaiian coffee - Estate grown and packed on Oahu. The North Shore of Oahu with beautiful beaches, world renown roaring surf and country lifestyle is home to the Waialua Coffee Estate. Waialua Estate Coffee is grown on former sugarcane lands on the Wahiawa Plateau at an elevation of 700 ft. above sea level, overlooking Oahu s pristine North…

Coffee bean preparation
Beans / August 3, 2017

Coffee bean preparation

I worked as a professional coffee scientist for several years and sometimes people ask me for coffee advice. I’ll briefly share some tips here. We’ll go over the process of coffee-making, from start to finish. There are four main parts: bean quality, storage, preparation, and brewing. For the best cup of coffee, you want the freshest coffee beans, ground right before…

Costa Rica Coffee Plantations Tour
Plantation / June 19, 2017

Costa Rica Coffee Plantations Tour

Coffee was first introduced in the region in 1798, and before long the coffee plant became a critical part of Costa Rica s agriculture. Because anyone who wished to grow coffee was given both land and plants by the government, coffee soon overtook cacao and tobacco as the country s leading product. Costa Rica s terrain was ideal for growing coffee, particularly in…

Coffee Beans, ground
Beans / June 28, 2017

Coffee Beans, ground

× Whole bean or ground coffee can be quite the debate among coffee connoisseurs, with both sides of the story having some positives and negatives. Most people buy and use ground coffee, mainly because that is the easiest to use and the form that is found on the shelves of every local supermarket. It s ready to brew, and won t require any extra time, skills or equipment…

Varieties of coffee beans
Beans / March 16, 2017

Varieties of coffee beans

There are some great answers here but I have seen that besides the main branches of the coffee family tree there s plenty more to talk about in regards to this fascinating subject. I ll try to avoid digging into ethnobotanist details, or generalizations since a coffee bean s taste depends on as much factors as a wine grape does (eg. sunshine, rainfall, day and night…

Coffee Plantations in Brazil
Plantation / July 7, 2017

Coffee Plantations in Brazil

Coffee workers are transported to a plantation in Santo Antônio do Amparo, Minas Gerais, in July 2015. Photograph: Lilo Clareto/DanWatch Nestlé and Jacobs Douwe Egberts say beans from Brazilian plantations using slave labour may have ended up in their coffee Two of the world’s biggest coffee companies, Nestlé and Jacobs Douwe Egberts, admit that beans from Brazilian…

Coffee Plantations
Plantation / July 25, 2017

Coffee Plantations

Paysage archéologique des premières plantations de café du sud-est de Cuba Les vestiges des plantations de café du XIXe siècle, au pied de la Sierra Maestra, constituent un témoignage unique d une forme novatrice d agriculture en terrain difficile. Ils éclairent l histoire économique, sociale et technologique de la région Caraïbes-Amérique latine. منظر أثري لمشاتل…

From bean to cup
Beans / April 24, 2017

From bean to cup

As with wine, the “terroir” a coffee is grown in – that is, the soil, topography and climate – has a strong effect on its taste. Coffee grows best near the equator, in warm, humid climates. Of the two main types of coffee, arabicas thrive at altitudes of 1, to 2, metres; robustas at between 100 and 800 metres. Key growing regions include Brazil, Colombia, Costa…

Arabica coffee bean plant
Beans / July 26, 2017

Arabica coffee bean plant

Take a trip to Ethiopia, Brazil or Costa Rica and you may walk past plants that look like this. At first, you might think delicious, red ripe berries or grapes are hanging from the plant’s branches. But take a closer look—those plentiful, seemingly bursting berries are not what they may seem. As a matter of fact, those are coffee beans! Many people picture coffee…

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