Coffee beans, life on farm and more
Some more technical information, a little bit history. You can learn something about coffee varietals, process and journey of coffee from farm to cup.
Fall in love with the process and the results will come.
– Eric Thomas, American motivational speaker
Coffee farm Smart coffee-farmers are also passionate bee-keeper! That way, they are making sure that plenty bees and butterflies are dancing around their coffee-gardens. Fruitful work enables them to harvest excellent coffee beans. After all, they can also collect and enjoy delicious honey! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2017-2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, […]
Overview The evaluation and grading of green coffee beans is an important step in ensuring an excellent final cup of coffee. Only the finest quality coffee beans should be used for the preparation of extraordinary coffee drinks. Excellent roasting and brewing practices combined with poor-quality coffee beans will not create memorable coffee experiences. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018-2019Some Rights […]
History of SCA SCAA – Specialty Coffee Association of America founded as small group of coffee professionals in 1982. Now is the World largest coffee trade association. SCAE – Specialty Coffee Association of Europe founded in London on 1998. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Attribution, Share AlikeLicense Abstract:You may […]
“May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie, philosopher of happiness About Coffee experts and aficionados organize coffee cuppings to taste, analyze and grade various samples of different beans for quality. Exactness and patience are vital skills for successful cupping sessions. Coffee cupping events are fun and filled […]
How we have written in blog, more heree. There three main coffee processing methods: Wet / Washed Dry / Natural Honey There are more, less popular coffee processing methods.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is today. – Chinese proverb Trees on Coffee plantation We need trees. Why are trees so important? According to the Irish Botanist, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, trees are the most important living organisms on earth! Trees protect and feed our planet. They […]
Wet Process Most of the specialty coffee is processed is via this method. The method is called wet process because water is used to remove the outer layers that surround the coffee beans. The final cup is clean, sweet and lighter in the body. The acidity is well-balanced. High-quality wet-processed coffee beans are cultivated in […]
A legend is often told in Timor… It’s about a little boy and his crocodile friend that turned himself into the island of Timor out of love for the boy. The legend explains Timor’s mountainous, crocodile-like shape. Timorese have a special affinity not only with coffee but also with crocodiles! Hibrido de Timor (HDT), also […]
Opposites attract… Pacamara coffee beans – history The Pacamara coffee varietal resulted from the crossing of two varieties. Which are quite different from each other: the Pacas and Maragogype varietals. It’s name combines the first four letters of each parent varietal. The Salvadoran Institute for Coffee Research (ISIC) created this relatively new coffee varietal in […]
Nature is where it all begins for the Hawaiians. In fact, they call themselves keiki o ka aina children of the land’. – M. J. Harden, Author of Voices of Wisdom Hawaiian Elders Speak Hawaii – the 50th state of the USA – is an awe-inspiring geographical wonder, located out in the middle of the […]
Jamaica – The “land of wood and water” and excellent coffee Not all Jamaican coffee beans are classified as Blue Mountain Coffee. They are graded into Blue Mountain No. 1 – 3, Pea Berry and Triage. Other grades of Jamaican coffee beans include High Mountain Supreme, Jamaica Prime and Jamaica Select. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2018Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here […]
Bourbon and Typica Bourbon and Typica are the two main varieties of the Coffee Arabica species. They are considered to be the two “Heirloom”or “Heritage” Arabica coffee varieties, which originated in south western Ethiopia. It is believed that most Arabica coffee varietals are derivatives of the Typica or Bourbon variety. It is commonly accepted that […]
Heirloom’ coffees – Enjoy delicious historic flavors When trying to capture the essence of Ethiopian coffees, Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea, a Chicago based US coffee roasting company, cites the American dancer, Isadora Duncan (1877-1927): “No, I can’t explain the dance to you. If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point […]
You travel on until you return home; you live on until you return to earth. – Ethiopian Proverb Ethiopia is a fascinating country. ‘The Land of Origins’ has a rich history, hospitable people with deep spiritual traditions, indescribably beautiful landscapes with striking natural contrasts. Ethiopia is the home the world’s rarest animals and plants and […]
Colour Your World! Coffee can be processed from the cherry to the green beans that are going to be roasted via a ‘Honey’ Processing Method. In doing so, only the skin and the pulp of the coffee cherry are removed. The coffee beans (seeds) are dried within the remaining honey-like, sugary, mucilage layer – the […]
“Geisha coffee is just like that bold difference in a special wine that makes it stand out, with the coincidence that it is just a super pleasant taste! A symphony of flowers, citrus acidity and sweetness.” – Giorgio Bressani, Finca San Jeronimo Miramar, Guatemala “A cup of Geisha can provide something as close as we’ve […]
An inspiring leader, who shaped the specialty coffee culture “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams Knutsen emigrated from Norway to the USA when she was 5 years old. In her early 40s, she accepted a job as a […]