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They grow an awful lot of coffee in Brasil as "The Coffee Song" by Frank Sinatra suggested!

The Story of Coffee

The plant - Coffee seed types

There are two main species of the coffee plant, the older one being Coffea arabica. Coffee is thought to be indigenous to south-western Ethiopia, specifically from Kaffa, from which it may have acquired its name.

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Everywhere you look around Águas da Prata, SP, Brasil, you see coffee trees by the thousands.

The View of this Coffee Plantation from Space - By Google Earth

Brasil is the largest producer of low grade arabica coffee, and a lot of Conilon robusta too. Brazil: there is some in almost every espresso you drink. In fact, some espresso is 90% Brazil. And there is Brazil in most canned coffee and big roasters' blends.

Photos by Urso Branco

1 comment:

Mark van Tuel said...

You can also take a look on the Best Coffee Makers website

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