Before the Roast
With over one billion cups enjoyed per day, coffee is by far the most popular drink in the world. And with the 3rd wave coffee in recent years, its status has changed from a commodity to an artisanal food stuff similar to wine.
However, despite its growing popularity and the increasing focus on production and processing of the beans, everything that happens before the roast is usually overlooked. Although it is absolutely crucial in order to get a bean that is worth roasting at all.
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