Brazilian Raw Coffee (green beans)
Brazil is now the largest coffee producer in the world. Contrary to much controversy in the past, reputable coffee professionals state that Brazil has one of the most advanced and well-cared-for processing systems in the industry. Brazil has invested significant time and money developing new drying systems and drying practices to prevent fermentation.
Humidity: 11% maximum
Fixed Mineral Residue
Insoluble in Hydrochloric Acid
In 10% Volume: 1% maximum
Caffeine: 1% minimum
Ethereal Extract total: 10% minimum
Alcohol Extract: 7% minimum
Total Nitrogen: 12.5% minimum
Absence of dire, parasites and worms.
Aspect: The fruit is an ovoid coffee consisting of two juxtaposed grains by ventral part. The grain has a ventral part flat or slightly concave, longitudinal groove common deep and a convex dorsal surface.
Color: yellowish, yellowish-green, green-green 53-61 or cane.