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Grinding Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans The Old Fashioned Way

While visiting the coffee farms in Cavite, we watched as the ripe coffee cherries were dried, processed and roasted.

Now, in this video, we watch the freshly roaster coffee beans being ground.

Interesting to note that the coffee grinding tools are actually made from the wood of a coffee tree.

Old Fashioned Grinding of Fresh Roasted Green Coffee Beans in Cavite, Philippines from Charles W. Rolfe on Vimeo.

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Roasting Green Coffee Beans the Old Fashioned Way

During our visit to Cavite and the coffee farms, we watch how the fresh coffee cherries are dried in the sun on a concrete slab, and then we witnessed the old fashioned method of processing to extract the green coffee bean.

In this video, we watch the green coffee beans being roasted the old fashioned way… in a pan over a hot fire. You can almost smell that sweet aroma that filled the air as we roasted the beans.

Old Fashioned Roasting of Green Coffee Beans from Charles W. Rolfe on Vimeo.

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Processing Green Coffee Beans the Old Fashioned Way

During our visit to the coffee growing region of Cavite, we visited the farm, observed the drying process, and now we observe how the dried beans are processed to extract the green coffee bean.

This process involves all hand work and it’s very tedious but it’s the only way small farmers are able to process their own beans. Larger farms and commercial growers take their crops to be processed by commercial businesses.

Old Fashioned Processing of Green Coffee Beans in Cavite, Philippines from Charles W. Rolfe on Vimeo.

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