From Berry to Bean
Did you know? It takes a coffee plant at least five years to bear berries that can be harvested for coffee production and its takes on average 40 Litres of Water to process 1 Kg of Washed Coffee. People around the world drink over two billion cups of coffee daily, and for some coffee can even be the most important meal of the day.
So, what goes into making a cup of soul filled coffee? To answer that question, you would have to understand the fundamentals of coffee. It’s not just about the beans, or the method of brewing but a collective understanding of pairing, taste and senses.
360Foodsensmosis looks into the complete package of coffee, from its roots to it being served in a cup. From coffee recipes to coffee production, let us help you get the right ratio for your coffee formula.
Coffee is an infusion of nature and science, berries of shrubs belonging to the Coffea group of plants are grounded and roasted using food technology. Fresh berries are picked when they ripened from green to red and the pulpy flesh is removed using traditional or modern coffee processing methods. Once the parchments and pulps are removed, we are left with green coloured coffee beans which will then be roasted in a suitable temperature to bring out the aroma and taste of coffee.
Caffeine in Coffee
The caffeine content of a cup of coffee is highly dependent on the method of brewing. More caffeine is extracted when coffee is brewed longer. When caffeine is consumed moderately, our body experiences positive changes.
Among its notable effects include increased concentration, heighten energy levels and alertness. Hence, coffee is widely loved for its stimulating effects on the body. As caffeine has the potential to alter mental processes, it is essential to recognise the different types and composition.