Green Coffee Beans

Green coffee beans are berries from the Arabica plant or robusta plant, which have been processed for roasting. Coffee aficionados would never call the green coffee beans, “beans” since they are actually twin seeds of a plant; much like the cherry. We'll call them beans for all extensive purposes.

Green coffee beans go through a vast processing system before they reach the customer. There are two main coffee bean processes:

The most popular method for processing green coffee beans:

The alternate method for processing green coffee beans:

Another interesting fact to consider.coffee trees are grown between the Tropic of Cancer & The Tropic of Capricorn (perhaps, Henry Miller was drinking coffee when he wrote those books).

In North America, it is becoming trendy to not only buy whole beans, but to home roast the green coffee beans as well. Home coffee roasters are decreasing in price and green coffee beans can be ordered online or at a local coffee house.

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