Did you know?
Harvesting and post-harvest are very crucial periods to obtaining a good quality green coffee, which ends up determining the purchase price of your coffee.
Guidelines to a good harvest.
The following basic guidelines must be respected:
• Harvest the ripe cherries (bright red fruits),
• Do not harvest overripe cherries, dried cherries on the tree or those downed a over a long time,
• Leave immature cherries; a good harvest should not contain more than 5% green cherries,
• Make 4 or 5 tours to the farm during the peak harvest season so as to end up producing good quality coffee.