It is surprising to hear and unknown to many coffee drinkers that it takes an astonishingly 3 to 4 years for a coffee plant to start producing fruit which can be harvested for quality coffee.
In many countries harvesting this fine coffee is very labor intense and is often done by hand. Berries are stripped from the coffee tree and collected (read more @http://www.coffeeresearch.org/agriculture/harvesting.htm).
There’s an extremely long journey from seed to cup, yet every step of the way adds value to your coffee. It’s cerainly astounding to think how much work has been done to bringing you that perfect cuppa!
It is definitely a precious commodity. One that should never be taken for granted but rather appreciated and enjoyed for is bewitching aroma and unparalleled taste.