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How to prepare coffee beans?
November 23, 2019

How to prepare coffee beans?

Find out our secrets for how to brew the best pot of coffee. I often go to sleep thinking about the cup of coffee I’m going to have the next morning. I adore it! Whether your morning coffee is an estate-grown brew or just the best supermarket blend you can afford, these basic rules from EatingWell Magazine’s editors and contributors will help you learn how to…

What plant do coffee beans come from?
October 24, 2019

What plant do coffee beans come from?

First, there are two types of coffee beans Coffee beans come from two basic versions of coffee plants: either the Robusta ( aka Coffea robusta, or Coffea canephora) or Arabica (aka Coffea arabica) version. At Toomer’s Coffee Roasters we do not roast or sell Robusta beans . I once asked our coffee broker how much Robusta they sell and she said less that 5% of…

Coffee bean quality
September 24, 2019

Coffee bean quality

What’s The Difference? Browsing the coffee aisle, you might notice some bags are marked as espresso or drip blends. That get’s you thinking: “What’s the difference between coffee and espresso beans?” The truth is, there’s no difference between espresso and coffee beans. A coffee bean is a coffee bean. So, why are bags labeled differently? As it turns out, it…

Coffee beans in Brazil
August 25, 2019

Coffee beans in Brazil

Brazilian Coffee Beans Brazilian Coffee History Coffee was introduced in Brazil by Francisco de Mello Palheta in 1727 from Cayenne, French Guiana. Today, Brazil is the world s largest coffee producer and is becoming a significant player in the specialty coffee industry. Bourbon, Typica, Caturra, and Mundo Novo coffee varietals are grown in the states of Paraná…

Where is the coffee bean from?
July 26, 2019

Where is the coffee bean from?

From mountaintop to countertop Our coffee master, Jay Isais, only selects the top 1% of Arabica beans from the world’s best growing regions in East Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific. We roast in small batches at our facility in Camarillo, CA, where we find the roast that best suits the beans from each origin and captures what makes each country’s coffee…

beans About coffee
June 26, 2019

beans About coffee

The past couple of months have been a real adventure for us. Sleepless nights, cold brew daydreaming, recipe perfecting, roasting, delivering, and dreaming big with you in mind. We have spent many hours perfecting our nitro can recipe over and over, hoping to revolutionize the way you take your coffee hour. With that said, we are very proud to give you the amazing…

coffee beans production
May 27, 2019

coffee beans production

The world’s most popular coffee bean, arabica, is under threat in the country where it was first found. According to new research, rising temperatures and decreasing rainfall could render as much as 60% of Ethiopia’s coffee-growing areas unsuitable for cultivation by the end of the century. As many as 15 million Ethiopian farmers, or about 15% of the country’s…

Grinding coffee beans
April 27, 2019

Grinding coffee beans

Coffee Grinders: It’s practically unanimous: every great cup of coffee starts with freshly ground coffee. And when I say fresh, I mean grinding your beans just moments before brewing. Too much trouble, you say? Nonsense! Poppycock! Where shall we begin? We’ll start with the two basic types of grinders and the notable variations within. • Blade Grinders That high-speed…

Chemicals in coffee beans
March 28, 2019

Chemicals in coffee beans

This story comes from This Is What You Just Put In Your Mouth? by Patrick Di Justo. Penguin Random House This is what you just put in your mug: Cocaine-like brain chemicals and the juice of death. Caffeine This white powder is why the world produces more than sixteen billion pounds of coffee beans per year. It s actually an alkaloid plant toxin (like nicotine…

are coffee beans poisonous
February 26, 2019

are coffee beans poisonous

The effects of coffee on health have been a focus of a number of large research studies. In the last two years, a report in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings indicated a higher mortality rate with coffee consumption, while another from the National Institutes of Health published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported the opposite findings. What could lead…

What is a green coffee bean?
January 27, 2019

What is a green coffee bean?

A new study has found that a major ingredient in those green coffee bean dietary supplements — often touted as miracle weight-loss products — doesn t prevent weight gain in obese laboratory mice fed a high-fat diet when given at higher doses . The first-of-its-kind study also linked the ingredient to an unhealthy build-up of fat in the liver. Vance Matthews…

South American coffee beans
December 28, 2018

South American coffee beans

When I m feeling a bit randy for a taste of true Brazilian coffee, I brush up on my Portuguese and head for exotic, sexy Rio de Janeiro to Carnival, one of the greatest shows on earth. When they re not prancing around in sequins and feathers, these lively people are hard at work producing thirty-five percent of the world s coffee. They are the world s leading…

Coffee bean plant pictures
November 28, 2018

Coffee bean plant pictures

At Home (the latest version, scroll down) The green coffee we sell for home roasting is a processed (de-hulled) dried seed. For all the processing entails (from wet-milling, depulping, drying, stripping the parchment, and even polishing sometimes) the embryo that makes this a live seed is often intact. It is located at one end of the seed lengthwise, near the…

Arabica beans definition
October 29, 2018

Arabica beans definition

Related Guide Selecting a bag of coffee from a sea of unknowns can be a challenging business. Though coffee is a fruit, squeezing and sniffing all the bags on your local café shelves just isn t quite as helpful as you d think (and will definitely trigger some puzzled glances from the barista). So what s the best way to narrow in on the best beans? Use the clues…

What country do coffee beans come from?
September 29, 2018

What country do coffee beans come from?

On a recent trip to Costa Rica with Contiki Travel, I took a tour of a coffee plantation. As an avid coffee enthusiast (okay, bordering on addict), I was confronted with a very humbling question, Do you know where your coffee beans come from? Costa Ricans typically drink coffee at home without sugar or cream (forget pumpkin spice lattés). Instead, it s enjoyed…

kona bean coffee
August 30, 2018

kona bean coffee

700 N Nimitz Hwy Honolulu, HI 96817 (808) 535-6500 Was in Honolulu for Thanksgiving 2012. Always have to stop at Hilo Hattie for just STUFF, so went to the Nimitz location. The store is huge and we were hungry so were thrilled to find the Kona Bean Cafe inside the store. We both had Chili and Rice and it was great-I am still dreaming of it, in fact! The staff…

Red bean coffee
August 16, 2018

Red bean coffee

121 Plenty Rd Preston Victoria 3072 Australia +61 3 9416 8612 We came here on Sunday morning after being disappointed by Sartoria next door the previous day. Since it was Easter weekend, they only offered pastry and coffee, but man were they good. The atmosphere here is lovely; warm and friendly but entirely relaxed, so you know you re in good hands. Although…

harvesting coffee beans
July 17, 2018

harvesting coffee beans

Coffee Harvesting Times Each year coffee is harvested during the dry season when the coffee cherries are bright red, glossy, and firm. How to Harvest Coffee Beans Ripe cherries are either harvested by hand, stripped from the tree with both unripe and overripe beans, or all the coffee beans are collected using a harvesting machine. These processes are called selective…

Names of coffee beans
June 17, 2018

Names of coffee beans

How caffeinated do you like to be? Coffee has gotten some bad press in the past, including myths that it would stunt your growth or cause heart problems. But recent research generally puts coffee in the clear, with potential health benefits outweighing the risks. Who doesn’t love to have a vice transformed into a virtue? A classic part of coffee’s mystique is…

Fermented coffee beans
May 18, 2018

Fermented coffee beans

Fermentation in coffee refers to the microbial reaction of yeasts and bacteria breaking down the sugars in mucilage. This process produces acids which will later add complexity and depth to a coffee. This reaction has been studied and developed in coffee-growing regions everywhere, and great care is taken to understand and master this process. Producers utilize…

define beans
April 18, 2018

define beans

The Urban Dictionary Mug One side has the word, one side has the definition. Microwave and dishwasher safe. Lotsa space for your liquids. Buy the mug Bean is a slang term for the clitoris She was flicking her bean all night Buy the mug Orignally made famous by the famous jockey Chris Wilson, a specific type of person can be referred to as Beans . It is usually…

Top coffee beans in the world
March 19, 2018

Top coffee beans in the world

Drought hurt harvests of beans used to mill instant-coffee ‘They want to kill us, ’ farmer says of government plan Brazilians have had to endure a lot of late, between the recession, the impeachment and the never-ending stream of national scandals. But importing coffee beans? In Brazil, the commodity king of the world? The idea hasn’t been well received, especially…

Coffee and beans
March 19, 2018

Coffee and beans

REUTERS/Jagadeesh NvWhile the saying goes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, for many people (myself included), your first sip of coffee is the most important part of the morning. I recently spoke with Paul Toscano, chief marketing officer of Joyride Coffee, a company that specializes in cold-brew kegs. I asked him some questions about the…

Coffee bean Belt
February 17, 2018

Coffee bean Belt

While you may drink coffee every day, unless you ve lived in a coffee-producing country you may have no idea what a coffee tree looks like. A coffee tree is a woody perennial evergreen, covered with dark-green, waxy leaves growing opposite each other in pairs. They can grow 30 feet (9 m) high, but in cultivation, coffee trees are kept short for easier harvesting…

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