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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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