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What is Honey Processed Coffee???

Coffee can be a complicated thing.  The process that green beans must go through way before they arrive at our facility in Oregon can be long and time consuming.  From harvesting to processing, hulling to shipping, much care goes into that process so that our roasters are forwarded the best chance at developing something special. Meister from Daily Coffee News recently shared some insight on what is seen as a newer technique, Honey Processed Coffee.  What makes a honey? "Simply put, a “honey” is a coffee that has been depulped but left to dry in its mucilage, the sticky fruit coating that lives just underneath the coffee cherry’s skin, or pulp. Often, the honey itself will be classified by color, such as white...

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New Study Predicts Severe Declines for Coffee as Bees Die Off

A new study shows an unfortunate correlation between coffee and the declining bee population.  Results found in the study by the National Academy of Sciences that can be found here, show that with the decline of bee populations, producers may see a decrease in production yields and quality. “Coffee is one of the most valuable commodities on earth, and needs a suitable climate and pollinating bees to produce well,... This is the first study to show how both will likely change under global warming — in ways that will hit coffee producers hard.” Read more on this story here.

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