Origin and process of creating quality Honey coffee products

If you love the lightness and depth, then look for Arabica coffee, and if you like the bold and refreshing taste, you should not ignore Robusta. Honey coffee is a type of coffee among the Robusta varieties, and is loved by many people. So what kind of coffee is this that makes so many people like it? Let's Aeroco learn the origin and production process of this coffee!

Origin of Honey Coffee Honey 

Types of Honey coffee

Robusta coffee was first found in Congo - Belgium in the early 1800s of the nineteenth century. This plant is commonly found in the wild, and has a common origin with Arabica. The Robusta variety is taller, with larger leaves and more branches than Arabica. By 1900, this plant had been penetrated into Southeast Asia and gradually became the main plant here. Robusta coffee varieties account for 90% of Vietnam's total coffee production until now. 

The place where the development of honey coffee processing started is Costa Rica and Panama, they have turned it into a trend and gradually developed to the world. In order to keep up with the trend, Vietnam has also started processing this type of coffee from the Robusta coffee variety and has successfully brought it to the market, bringing a higher level and greater development opportunities to the coffee market. Vietnamese coffee. 

Honey Coffee is a product line made from 100% Robusta coffee beans, selected, main green separated through a specialized machine or selected by hand, is a great product of the land of Buon Ma Thuot (Dak Lak). 

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Honey coffee processing process

Prepare ingredients: 

Carefully selected ingredients

100% of the coffee beans used to make Honey coffee must be genuine. When picked, it must be processed immediately or only stored for 12 to 24 hours. 


After harvesting, the coffee is cleaned, removing dust stains carefully. 


Remove the seed coat with a specialized machine. This process will remove all the outer shell and still retain some of the flesh (viscosity) clinging to the seed. This meat is the main reason why Honey coffee beans have a rich sweet taste. 

Separation of viscous: 

Depending on the type of coffee Honey is made, the process of separating viscous is different. Divided into categories such as: White Honey, Yellow Honey, Red Honey and Black Honey. Light colored coffee beans will be washed more thoroughly to separate more viscous, the taste will be cleaner. And dark seeds will have a rich flavor, depending on the preferences of each person, they will prefer different flavors. 


The process of drying the beans 

Coffee beans will be dried on a drying rack or yard for a certain time, depending on the percentage of remaining viscous on the beans. The more viscous, the longer the drying time and the higher the clumping rate. This viscous layer will surround the kernel, speeding up the fermentation process compared to the natural processing method. This viscous substance will help Honey coffee beans be supplied with sugar and acid, natural sweetness, and harmony. Honey prep is the perfect combination of dry prep and wet prep, creating an excellent property. 


The drying process for Honey coffee is very important, because it is more prone to mold growth and other symptoms. Therefore, after finishing, coffee beans need to be stored carefully, making sure to check the temperature regularly to achieve the desired moisture ratio, in addition to being protected from insect damage. 

Characteristics of Honey

Coffee Processing method Coffee prepared by this semi-natural method will have a more prominent sweetness than other types of coffee. This is largely due to the fact that the coffee beans still have mucus attached to the beans, during the drying process, the sugars in this mucus will penetrate into the beans to bring a pure sweetness, and it also has a sweet taste. the effect of coloring the coffee skin into a honey-like color.

With this perfect combination, Honey coffee beans will have a fruity flavor that is not as strong as dry processing and blends into the sour taste during the fermentation of wet processing. All of them combine to form a sweet, full and aromatic body. True coffee connoisseurs will never miss this special coffee. 

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