[Homeroast] sugar (cane) roasted coffee?

Edward Bourgeois edbourgeois at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 11:02:19 CDT 2010

It's called Torrefacto coffee. Fine sugar is stirred in at the end of
the roast which is usually done in an open pan. The locals get the
lesser quality coffee as the best gets shipped. The sugar will masked
the imperfections of the coffee.

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 11:37 AM, Greg's Gmail Address <olawai at gmail.com> wrote:
> A friend just returned from Honduras, where he hiked up to a remote mountain
> village and shared coffee with some locals.  He said it tasted very sweet
> and creamy though he saw no addition of anything...  so he asked how it was
> made.  The locals claimed to have lightly roasted the coffee with cane sugar
> (and then maybe add more at the end).  Does anyone know more about this?  I
> searched a bit online but could not find anything.
> Greg in Sacramento
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Ed Bourgeois aka farmroast
Amherst MA.

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