Coffee is the most drunk brewed drink in the world and the trade of raw products is second only to the oil one. Did you know that coffee bean is nothing but the seed of coffee plant?

Coffee plant is a shrub that gives, along the branches, a fruit very similar to cherry, for size and color; it is called drupe. Inside the berry, which has got a protective film named parchment, there are two seeds: coffee beans.
The extraction is made by several processing techniques: picking the pulp, cleansing, drying and selection. It's important to know that the coffee we drink is the outcome of a mixture of different kinds of coffee with unique features depending on variety and origin.
There are different varieties of coffee, but the two most commonly grown are ARABICA and ROBUSTA.


But coffee is not only used to make the famous drink, but important part in the preparation of: