The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

The Anatomy Of A Coffee Bean

Your favorite morning beverage begins nestled in the middle of vibrant red cherries.  It takes nearly a year for a cherry to mature after first flowering, and about 5 years of growth for a coffee tree to reach full fruit production.  With the exception of Peaberry,...
The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

The Mysterious Origins of Coffee

“Coffee – the favorite drink of the civilized world.” – Thomas Jefferson Coffee has been around for as long as we can remember.  Through generations and generations, it is an important part of millions of people’s lives, and many could...
Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee Cupping & Tasting Terms

Coffee is one of the most beloved beverages on the planet, and few of us can do without our daily caffeine.  We love the taste when sipping that cup of coffee, but often don’t realize the complexity of tasting involved in the cup. Comparable to wine aficionados,...
Roasting Ka’u Coffee – The Roasting Process

Roasting Ka’u Coffee – The Roasting Process

We started with the Harvesting process, then Cherry Processing, then the Dry Milling process and finally we reach one of the most critical aspects of the entire operation, the roasting process.  Why the most critical? Because all of the work leading up to the roasting...
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