about coffee grains

There are two basic types of coffee trees: arabika and robusta coffee. Robusta coffee — hardy, highly growing trees which usually grow on lower eminences in tropics. They give coffee more poor quality with a bit sharp knitting taste. Thus, robusta coffee often mix with arabika to disguise its weak aroma. The majority of gourmets not to buy robusta coffee.

Trees, on which Arabika more thin. They grow in high districts, in partially cloudy or shadow climates where coffee grain slowly develops. The mature, red berry of trees usually happens is collected manually. Thus, only the most mature berries pass processing and subsequently become coffee grains.

After harvesting coffee berries are processed to remove from them grains. At this time they are sorted at first by car, and then manually. This process of sorting mutually deletes lacks each other and divides grains on grades. For example, in Colombia, the best 3 grades are a Dictator, Ekskelso, and Milds.

But the processed coffee name «green coffee» and in this form of coffee is exported from countries of origin in 60-or 70-funtovyh bags from a sacking.

Legends about a coffee origin

Similar previous, but already other legend says that coffee has been found out by the Imam in the Arabian monastery. The imam prepared a drink which allowed all monks to test vivacity night without a break. Other history says that the Arabian monk, sheikh Ali Ben the Lobster whom Moka in whom it accompanied the owner Shedeli was. During this trip the awful plague has fallen upon a city.

Here, with its prayers to the Allah, it could cure much sick people and even the daughter of the King with whom he has fallen in love. But, the King has forced it to move, and the monk, has lodged on a lonely mountain. There he asked the Allah who has sent him a remarkable bird with a colour feather and a charming song. Cleared and surprised with a melodious song, the Lobster has approached to admire a bird. It sat on a tree covered with white colours and red berries. It was a coffee tree. It took some berries and has made a drink which then often offered pilgrims who arrived to its refuge. When news about a magic drink has extended, the monk have invited to return to kingdom and have accepted it there with the big honours.