If you’re a coffee aficionado, you’ve likely seen “peaberry” coffee around. Contrary to popular belief, peaberry is not a coffee variety. Peaberry is a description of the coffee bean itself, and peaberries spontaneously appear on all coffee trees and varieties. To truly understand the peaberry, we need to look at the anatomy of coffee.
This month we're featuring a unique, jammy, and fruit-forward Hawaiian coffee called Ka'u Cloud Natural produced by Miles of Silver Cloud Coffee Farm, whose coffees won 1st place in the Ka'u District in 2019!
Natural processed coffees are harvested and then dried fully intact as a whole fruit. What results is a deeply fruited, full-bodied, exotic coffee experience.
When it comes to understanding coffee production statistics in Hawaii, it’s important to look for trends in the data. Each season yields a certain amount of coffee cherry and green bean, making it possible for growers to look for patterns and try to understand how their farms might perform in future years. Taking a look at each season and each region separately is crucial to this understanding, so let’s break it down, piece by piece.