[Homeroast] identifying green beans
robotyonder at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 5 00:43:49 CST 2012
Happy New Year, Roasters! There was a fellow in Northern California who sold a lot of coffee he had re-labeled as Kona. If I understand correctly, he was charged with a felony, found guilty, and given a prison sentence. Happy Roasting, robert yoder
> Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 20:16:23 -0500
> From: j at j3r.org
> To: homeroast at lists.sweetmariascoffee.com
> Subject: Re: [Homeroast] identifying green beans
> On 01/04/2012 08:07 PM, Dave wrote:
> > If you post a picture, someone can probably tell you if it's coffee.
> > Does that help?
> > Dave
> > Some days...
> > It's just not worth chewing through the leather straps
> hehe I realize it is kind of a dumb question, but I am a newbie and
> thought maybe there was some way.
> So, how prevalent is counterfeiting in coffee? Seems to me just about
> any bean could be passed off as something better than it actually is. Is
> expert cupping the only reliable way of telling? Are there genetics or
> lab tests available?
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