History of Coffee Bean

History of coffee is a legend, it is believed that Kaldi, an Arabian shepherd discovered his goats behaving funny; they seem to be actually dancing around a bush. When the Shepherd investigated, he found that it was the bright berry in the bush which made the goats act funny. Soon Kaldi came to a conclusion that these particular beans from the bush cause some kind of excitement when eaten. So Kaldi himself had tried these beans and he was able to fell the ‘effect’ of these beans. Later, the shepherd passed this message to the monks from the local monastery. Everyone from the monastery was able to feel the stimulating effect of these red berries. These berries were distributed to other monasteries and this had spread all across the globe.
The coffee plant belongs to the family Rubiaceae which is a woody evergreen perennial dicotyledon. The plant has an orthotropic trunk with primary, secondary and tertiary plagiotropic branches. There are several species of coffee plants, the two common species cultivated are the Coffea arabica and Coffea canephora. Throughout the globe Coffea Arabica is widely cultivated; Coffea Arabica is also called as the Arabica coffee. The Robusta coffee is the Coffea canephora, which has very high caffeine content but the taste seem to be inferior. Both Arabica and Robusta coffee are grown at high altitudes and in places where the temperature is low.
There numerous kinds of coffee beans. The Typica is said to be the base from which many kinds of coffee has been developed. The Pache comum is the mutation of the Typica type. The Bourbon coffee plants make about 30% more coffee than the Typica variety. Bourbon coffee fruits are basically small and dense and they tend to mature faster. The Catuai produces a superior yield, which is a cross between the Caturra and Mundo Novo. The Amarello produces a yellow fruit hence not preferred by cultivators. Again Maragogype is a mutation of Typica and this was discovered in Brazil. The Kent is known for its resistance to coffee rust and produces high yield. The Catimor is a cross of Caturra coffee and Timor coffee which was produced in Portugal. The Catimor variety matures earlier, and has larger coffee fruits and seeds hence the production is high. The most famous coffee is the Blue Mountain; know for its flavor and resistance against many diseases and they have the ability to grow in higher altitudes.

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