Coffee and Terroir

What Is Terroir and How Does It Affect Coffee?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. People drink both hot and cold coffee, and different types of coffee like espresso, latte, decaf, and others. But how does coffee get its fantastic flavor? In that case, you need to understand terroir effects on coffee.  What is …

Why Is Kona Coffee So Expensive?

1. Labor Costs Labor cost is the most significant factor for Kona coffee being so expensive. Kona coffee is grown in Hawaii, a US state, and is therefore subject to all of the regulations and rules of US industry and those costs are passed on to the final price. To …

What is Excelsa Coffee?

I can’t imagine that you have heard of the Excelsa coffee bean. It is one of the rarest coffees in the world. The rarity of the coffee bean makes it incredibly expensive. A lot of coffee providers will steer clear of it as a result. It also has a rather …

Coffea Stenophylla

What is the rare Coffea Stenophylla?

Coffee Stenophylla is a coffee that you are never likely going to be drinking. However, if you are a coffee drinker, then this is an incredibly important coffee plant. In fact, if scientists get their way, then Coffee Stenophylla is going to help ensure the survival of commonly consumed coffee …

What is Coffee Chaff

What is Coffee Chaff?

Coffee chaff is the dry scaly protective skin of the seed of a coffee bean and falls off during the coffee roasting process. Chaff is normally thrown out but can be used in compost for gardens. For coffee roasters chaff can be big nuisance as its produced in large amounts …

what is Anaerobic coffee

What is Anaerobic Processed Coffee?

Anaerobic processed coffee is coffee that has been fermented in an environment that lacks oxygen. The coffee is put into massive containers where CO2 is pumped in and the oxygen is forced out. Since the recent rise in the popularity of of pour-over and manual coffee, the specialty coffee industry …