Coffee Beans

Background:

-Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide, with over four hundred billion cups consumed each year

-The average consumption in the United States is 3.2 cups of coffee per day

-Coffee is grown commercially in more than forty five countries around the world

-Those employed in the Coffee industry are involved mostly with the cultivation and harvesting of more than three billion coffee plants

(“The Coffee Industry’s Supply Chain”)

What does the coffee plant look like?

-leaves are dark green, wide, and glossy

-the blossoms are small, white, star shaped flowers that smell like jasmine

-The two most common types of beans are Arabica and Robusta

(“Discover Interesting Facts about the Coffee Plant and Bean”)

 

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