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What are coffee processing methods?

There are several coffee processing methods that are used to remove the outer layers of the coffee cherry and dry the beans inside. The three main processing methods are: Washed process: This method involves removing the outer skin of the coffee cherry using a machine, then soaking the beans in water to ferment for 24-48 […]

Coffee Processing

Coffee processing is necessary to remove the outer layers of the coffee cherry and extract the beans inside. The outer layers, including the skin, pulp, and mucilage, contain sugars and organic acids that can affect the flavor of the coffee if left on the beans during drying and roasting. Processing also helps to ensure that […]

What is Single Origin Coffee?

Single origin coffee refers to coffee that comes from a specific geographic region, often from a single farm, cooperative, or estate. The term “single origin” emphasizes the traceability and uniqueness of the coffee, as it is grown in a specific location with distinct growing conditions, soil composition, and weather patterns that contribute to its flavor […]

What is Specialty Coffee?

Specialty coffee is a term used to describe high-quality coffee that is sourced, roasted, and brewed with exceptional care and attention to detail. It represents the top 1-2% of coffee beans produced worldwide. The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) defines specialty coffee as coffee that has been evaluated and scored by a qualified professional […]

How was Coffee invented?

The exact origin of coffee is not entirely clear, but it is believed that coffee was first discovered in Ethiopia around the 9th century. According to a popular legend, a goat herder named Kaldi noticed that his goats became more energetic and playful after eating the berries from a particular plant. Curious, Kaldi tried the […]

What is Pour over coffee?

Pour over coffee is a brewing method that involves pouring hot water over coffee grounds in a filter that sits on top of a coffee mug or carafe. It is a manual brewing method that allows for precise control over the brewing process, resulting in a clean, flavorful cup of coffee. To make pour over […]

About the time I met Cold Brew Coffee by Martin Sy-quia

I had recently reconnected with my friend Nick, as I found out from a mutual friend that we were in the same boat, trying to start out our own businesses, and at the same time, trying to untangle ourselves from our mom’s apron strings. So after close to 10 years of not seeing him since […]