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After how many days we should pluck coffee beans from its tree?

After how many days we should pluck coffee beans from its tree for coffee production?
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Where are high-quality coffee beans harvested?

Which country produces high-quality coffee beans? Are the tropical countries producers of high-quality coffee beans?
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Does anyone know the history of the “washed process?”

Where did the washed process originate and how has it developed and progressed? And what are the different forms and variations it has taken over the years? I have a hunch that it began in Ethiopia ...
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What does Fair Trade guarantee?

As a result of my social environment, i always buy coffee that has the Fair Trade label. Of course it means i spend some extra cash that goes to the coffee producing farmers in exotic countries. But i ...
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What does a coffee cherry taste like?

Do they keep long enough to ship? Can they be ordered from somewhere? Can they be dried/preserved/candied? Can the flavor be used ... perhaps in a coffee beverage? In the washed and semi-washing ...
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What happens to Colombian beans that do not make Supremo or Extra?

I'm learning about Colombian coffee and its national grading standards of Supremo (highest) and Extra (second highest). Does anyone know what percentage of all beans produced falls into those two ...
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Microplanting my own coffee

I live in Czech Republic. Quite far away from coffee belt. If I wanted to plant, harvest, process and roast my own coffee, would I be able to actually do it? I have my own garden Obtaining coffe ...
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What is the appropriate climate for a coffee plant?

In the tropics I know that coffee requires some elevation, but increasingly coffee is being grown in the subtropics. What are the necessary and sufficient conditions for growing coffee?
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How many plants are needed to brew a cup of coffee?

I am curious. How many coffee plants do I need to harvest for beans in order to brew myself one cup of coffee (7g of ground, processed beans). If it is less than one, then how many cups of coffee can ...
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How to grow coffee at home?

I am a heavy coffee user and I want to know what's in my coffee and therefore I'd like to grow coffee in my home. Is it possible to grow coffee in an apartment?