All posts in "About Coffee"

From Coffee Bush to Ripe Coffee Cherries

October 8, 2016

We all know what a coffee bean looks like. But what do the coffee bush, its flowers, and even the cherries that hold the seeds we call coffee beans look like?


Is a Coffee Plant a Tree or a Bush?

September 27, 2016

We’ve all seen coffee beans, but can you tell me what a coffee plant looks like. Until I did a Google search I know I couldn’t tell you exactly what one looked like, and even then the variation is so great it is hard to describe one precisely. I’ve seen photos and short videos of laborers picking […]


Where Did Coffee Originate and How Did It Spread Across the World?

September 10, 2016

Coffee is now grown across the tropicals, but where did coffee originate? Coffea arabica is indigenous to the highland plateaus of Ethiopia and southern Sudan and possibility Kenya. There’re many stories about the discovery of coffee and the effects it had on people that ate its fruit.Regardless of how people discovered the wonderful properties of coffee, […]