10 key differences between the Arabica and Robusta coffee beans

Saturday, 17 February, 2018

Those aromatic dark brown beans we know and love begin their life on a coffee tree. These shrub-like plants are grown all around the world, from the Tropic of Cancer to the Tropic of Capricorn. They bear round red fruits called coffee cherries, and the “beans” are actually the seeds of these cherries. After these soft green seeds are removed, they are roasted to bring out certain aromas and flavours, then ground, brewed and enjoyed, one cup at a time.

Arabica and Robusta beans