A lot of people in the world loves coffee, but I do not know about this drink almost nothing. We offer a series of articles about coffee. Today, the story goes on classification kofe.Kofeynoe tree belongs to the family Rubiaceae, and genus name, which belongs to the coffee tree, comes from the Arabic cahve, which translates as "drink". Coffee tree is an evergreen plant with broad, dark green, leathery leaves. Ripe coffee tree looks like a red berry. In the wild coffee tree reaches a height of 5-10 meters and blossoms and bears fruit throughout the year.
Coffee tree can produce yields of up to 3 kg of grain per year, but it's all individually and depends on weather conditions, the differences in chemical composition of the soil. There are over 50 species of plants, but 90% of them belong to two varieties – arabica and robusta. The quality of coffee beans depends very strongly on the altitude above sea level is one or another coffee plantation, which is why coffee beans are classified according to the place of harvest. Coffee beans are collected by professional pickers manually. It's hard physical labor as daily garbage shall pass from 10 to 20 bushels of coffee (a bushel is a unit of measurement equal to 35.2 liters and adopted in the U.S.) Knowing the country and the region in which the harvest was possible in some way to judge the quality of coffee beans, which offer consumer sales. Familiarized with the main countries – exporters of coffee and varieties of coffee beans grown on their territory, you can take your first steps into the wonderful world of coffee flavors, and eventually perhaps advise their friends about the quality characteristics of a coffee, or varietal blend. The best grades of coffee grow, mainly at an altitude of 1000 meters above sea level and above, although there are exceptions. Good luck in the world coffee!