Green coffee—the beans in their unroasted form—represent trade and flavor potential. This resource surveys the history of coffee, processing methods, sourcing practices, analysis and much more on the path to understanding what’s behind exceptional coffee. Each step in the process, and every hand that plays a part, irreversibly alter the final product.
The context and background of coffee before it is roasted is one of the trade’s best-kept secrets. Through research, experimentation, collaboration and personal experience, author and coffee professional Chris Kornman lifts the veil with a pragmatic, approachable breakdown of what it takes to appreciate and work with the raw product.
This book offers industry professionals practical suggestions and deep theoretical understanding of green coffee. The straightforward writing and analytical approach will appeal to a wide range of readers beyond tradespeople, making it an essential guide for any curious coffee adventurer.