[Homeroast] Robusta beans colour

Joseph Robertson theotherjo at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 23:37:07 CST 2010


Ahhh,
Acidential Monsoooned,
JoeR

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 7:45 PM, Charlie Herlihy <zapcafe at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Old, or unfortunately spent some time in a hot and humid area before
> shipping out from origin. It only takes a week exposed to steamy conditions
> after being milled before they start to turn white.
>
> --- On Mon, 11/8/10, Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > From: Joseph Robertson <theotherjo at gmail.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Homeroast] Robusta beans colour
> > To: "A list to discuss home coffee roasting. There are rules for this
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> > Received: Monday, November 8, 2010, 7:18 PM
> > It is very possible the robusta you
> > bought is old. I have some nice robusta
> > from India and they are dark green.
> > JoeR
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 11:40 AM, Rubens Gardelli
> > <rubens.gardelli at yahoo.it>wrote:
> >
> > > I've noticed a very big difference of colour between
> > robusta and arabica
> > > green beans.
> > >
> > > All the robusta beans I bought were whitish while
> > arabicas were greenish.
> > >
> > > Were all the robusta beans I bought very old crops or
> > is it a robusta
> > > colour
> > > characteristic?
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Rubens Gardelli
> > > Coffee house owner in Italy
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