Drying on Tarps

This was very nice parchment, clean and well-washed.Coffee harvested the day before is pulped that night, fermented without water overnight, washed in the morning, and dried for just a few hours. At that point, Sumatra diverges from most coffee origins. In Guatemala the small farmer would continue to dry the coffee for many days, down to 11% moisture or so. In Sumatra, they take the coffee to market immediately to sell it, 50% moisture, or a local collector comes by and picks it up. Aceh, Sumatra

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