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Coffee bean plant information
March 4, 2017

Coffee bean plant information

Did you know that the same plant that grows coffee beans also makes a great houseplant? Considered to be among the easiest and hardiest of houseplants, coffee plant is great for both experienced or beginner gardeners. Not only is coffee plant care easy, but the plant itself is lovely and makes a wonderful addition to the home. How to Grow Coffee Plant Coffee…

Parchment coffee beans
July 29, 2017

Parchment coffee beans

This year s batch of R.I.P. coffee is in. Overall, we think the cup quality is improved over last year: incredible body, with a really unique flavor profile. This year s batch roasts quite differently from last year s, as illustrated below: Okay, this is about as wacky as it gets; roasting coffee in it s parchment shell, grinding it up, parchment and all, and…

Coffee Beans, ground
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…

Are coffee beans edible
December 25, 2016

Are coffee beans edible

Before people learned to brew coffee as a beverage, they ate coffee beans to get a boost of energy for hunts or while farming. Eating coffee beans has the same effects as drinking coffee. However, the effects are magnified because eating the beans provides all of the caffeine and other chemicals in coffee, not just what manages to drip through the filter. In…

Products made from coffee beans
June 22, 2017

Products made from coffee beans

Re-worked, a non-profit design company that specializes in green technology, found an ingenious way to make furniture from coffee waste. Coffee grounds are combined with recycled waste plastics to create a composite material that is incredibly durable, waterproof, and easy to form into a variety of useable home furnishings including chairs, bar stools, and (wait…

Coffee bean pictures free
February 11, 2017

Coffee bean pictures free

The colourful animals in this jungle scene jump off the screen - but can you spot what s lurking in the foliage? The tricky puzzle challenges players to find ten Fairtrade coffee beans hidden in the greenery. Look past the leopards and snakes to see how many you can spot. Scroll down for the reveal There are ten coffee beans cunningly concealed within the colourful…

Bean harvesting
June 20, 2017

Bean harvesting

Ideally, beans should be planted in the final container, as they do not like being transplanted, either that, or you can plant them in peat pots and then when the seedlings are ready, plant the entire peat pot in the final spot [make sure the top rim is slightly (1/4 inch) below soil level, or it will wick away water from around the seedling], whereupon the peat…

Arabica coffee bean plant
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…

does coffee beans have caffeine in them
August 12, 2017

does coffee beans have caffeine in them

Caffeine levels in coffee can vary dramatically by the type of bean and how much it’s roasted. Even different beans taken from the same bush can have different amounts of caffeine. The way coffee is prepared will also affect how much of the bean s caffeine winds up in your cup. Two species of plants make up almost all the commercially produced coffee beans in…

Grounded coffee beans
July 16, 2017

Grounded coffee beans

Should I buy whole coffee beans or ground coffee beans? A question we get on almost every Roasterie factory tour! The Roasterie answer is whole beans, whole beans, whole beans! Whole beans are more flavorful and produce that “fresh” quality everyone looks for in a delicious cup of coffee. Ground beans, on the other hand, tend to lose the fragrance we’re looking…

Coffee green beans
August 18, 2017

Coffee green beans

Green Coffee Beans are actually the seeds from the fruit of Coffee Trees Fresh coffee beans are green when removed from the fruit of the tree. It is the roasting process that changes them from green beans to the various shades of brown, depending on your roast preference. So in the industry, Green Coffee simply means unroasted coffee beans (that are ready for…

Coffee bean nutritional information
July 22, 2017

Coffee bean nutritional information

The earthy, fresh aroma of coffee comes from roasted and brewed coffee beans. This popular hot or cold drink gives you high amounts of stimulating caffeine, a healthy dose of antioxidants and smaller amounts of other nutrients. Drinking coffee has been linked to benefits such as reducing the risk of diabetes and improving brain health. However, these nutritional…

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