Anyone who really likes coffee has eventually wondered about coffee beans. It’s pretty simple.
Coffee is such a wonderful thing and we owe it to the coffee bean. The coffee bean is the seed of the coffee plant. That’s right. It’s not actually a bean. It’s the seed of the fruit that grows on the coffee plant. Some people call them coffee cherries.
Anyway, they call them coffee beans because they look like beans. Besides, it’s got a nice ring to it.
- The coffee bean is the key ingredient that provides the world with the lovely beverage coffee.
- There are various types of coffee plants that produce different kinds of beans.
- Then there are different ways coffee beans are roasted to produce different flavors. Dark roasts and light roasts.
Generally speaking, the coffee beans have to be harvested, processed and then roasted before sent off for people like you to enjoy. There are two methods of processing coffee berries in order to get the prized seed ready for roasting.