Introduction to the world of coffee
This course is aimed at anyone wishing to learn more about the fascinating origins of this precious drink and follow its journey from the plantations on the other side of the world to roasting and finally to the cup in our bars.
1. The geography of coffee
The origins of coffee: history, myths and legends
The cultivation: areas and methods
The coffee plant and coffee berry harvesting
Processing: from berries to seeds
Washed coffee and natural coffee
Arabica and Robusta: physical, chemical and organoleptic differences
Coffee production in the world
Lab tests and organoleptic analyses on incoming coffee
3. Brewed coffee
Appearance, aroma and flavour
At the end of the course participants will receive an Attendance Certificate.