The Coffee Cycle: Growing Harvesting and Processing

Discover the lifecycle of the coffee bean before it is processed into the hot beverage many of us know and love. As coffee becomes an increasingly popular drink throughout the world, more people wish to understand how coffee beans are grown, harvested and processed. While focusing on the two major types of beans, robusta and arabica, this course will provide an overview of:

  • Environmental factors affecting coffee cultivation¬†
  • Central cultivation practices (planting, environmental stability, pruning, etc.)
  • Disease management of the coffee plants
  • The coffee berry harvesting process
  • The international coffee market and final roasted product