Indonesia is the fourth largest producer of coffee in the world and the areas in which coffee is cultivated are Sumatra, Sulawesi, Java, Bali, Sumbawa, Flores, Papua etc. There are two varieties of coffee that are cultivated in Indonesia which are Arabica and Robusta. Of the exports, 25% are the Arabica beans and the rest are Robusta. Robusta beans have higher acidity and bitterness and are majorly used for making instant coffee such as espresso and as a filler in ground coffee blend while Arabica has low acidity and strong body which makes them ideal for blending with high acidity coffees from Central America and Eastern Africa. Coffee plants are grown in rows several feet apart. Immature coffee beans processed by the wet or dry method for removing the outer pulp and mucilage weigh 300 to 330 mg per dried coffee bean.
Coffee used as a medicine for all the body functions. The study found that coffee consumption reduced levels of diabetes, cholesterol, interleukin, and Parkinson’s disease. A single cup of coffee contains :
Megnesium and Niacin (B3):2% of the RDA Manganese and Potassium: 3% of the RDA Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5): 6% of the RDA Riboflavin (Vitamin B2): 11% of the RDA
Coffee is a beverage which is helpful to brain development, can fight depression and make you happier.
How can coffee after brewing and give new life to coffee grounds? Amazing uses of coffees are: