[Homeroast] sugar (cane) roasted coffee?

Scott Miller peechdogg at gmail.com
Sat Mar 27 21:22:43 CDT 2010


A Brazilian importer I know tells me that honey is used in some parts
of that country in a similar manner.

cheers,

Scott

On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Edward Bourgeois
<edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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