Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea, country: The third largest island country in the world. It is located in the Pacific Ocean and is…


Parchment coffee

Parchment coffee, noun (also café pergamino): Indicates the green coffee after it’s been pulped and/or the beans after…


Peaberry

Peaberry, noun (also caracoli): A special, round form of the coffee bean. It occurs when only one bean grows in a coffee…


Peeling

Peeling, verb: Refers to the removal of the parchment skin and and the slivery skin in green coffee after drying.


Peru

Peru, county: Located in western South America. It borders Brazil, the world’s largest coffee producing country. Coffee is…


Picking

Picking, noun (also called selective picking or hand picking): Harvesting exclusively ripe, red coffee berries by hand. (see…


Plant sociology

Plant sociology, noun: Term used to describe the “biocenosis” of various plants. In the context of coffee cultivation, it…


Polishing

Polishing, verb: Refers to the removal of the parchment skin and/or silvery skin on green coffee.


Precipitation

Precipitation, noun: Criterion for coffee cultivation and quality of the beans. Coffee plants thrive best at a precipitation…


Preparation

Preparation, noun: Characteristic for biodynamic agriculture. Soil and plant fertility, ripeness quality and diversity are…


Preparation (coffee)

Preparation (coffee), noun: There are many different ways to prepare coffee. Primarily, a distinction is made between…


Processing

Processing, noun: Describes the way that coffee berries are prepared into green coffee. In principle, there are three…


Proteins

Proteins, noun: An ingredient in coffee. Long chains of amino acids. Approximately 10% of green coffee consists of proteins.…


Pulp

Pulp, noun: The flesh of the fruit of the coffee berry. Removing the pulp is called pulping. The machine used for it is…


Pulping

Pulping, verb: Refers to the removal of the pulp of the coffee berry from the seed, also known as the bean.