Last year during my trip to Guatemala I had the opportunity to witness firsthand the devastating Roya disease that is currently plaguing the coffee crop in Central America. Roya, or coffee leaf rust, is a parasitic fungus that deprives a coffee plant of nutrients thus denying the
The alarm blares at 7:55 a.m. After hitting the snooze button a few times, you stumble to the kitchen with sleepy eyes and pour yourself a cup of fresh, hot coffee (brewed on your BUNN of course) and then savor the morning dose of caffeine as you start another day. If this is your daily routine, according to science you may be drinking coffee at the wrong time.
It is not uncommon to hear people compare coffee and wine. After all both “coffee and wine are from agricultural products—fruits, which are comparably small, sweet, and round—and are best harvested ripe. There’s a season for harvest and processing for both.