Everyone around the world knows the black,
aromatic beverage by the name of espresso
coffee. However not everyone knows about the
raw material from which this drink is made: the
coffee bean, also known as green gold.
Coffee is, by definition, the seed of a fruit (drupe)
that is normally divided into two parts, though
sometimes is single (caracolito).
THE DIFFERENT SPECIES
Coffee beans grows on an evergreen bush
belonging to the Rubiacee family, Coffea genus,
of which there are approximately 80 species
known throughout the world.