Picking up on the former post, it's always a joy to drop the line with coffee friends, "Did you know that coffee is actually a fruit?!?" There is always this pause of silence as they contemplate, "how can that be?"
What we consider coffee, whether as a drink or as a bean or as a ground powder, has a common point of reference: the brown, fibrous, fragrant roasted coffee seed or "bean". Well where do seeds come from - trees with fruit of course. Let's take a closer look at that Fruit-Seed combo and learn how this whole thing works.
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