Coffee (Coffea arabica).Donald P. Watson; The cherries are processed by disengaging the coffee seeds from their coverings and from the pulp and by drying the seeds from an original moisture content of 65–70 percent water by weight to 12–13 percent; all beans must be removed from their fruit and dried before roasting.
Home roasting is the process of roasting coffee from green coffee beans on a small scale for personal consumption. Home roasting of coffee has been practiced for centuries, using simple methods such as roasting in cast iron skillets over a wood fire and hand-turning small steel drums on a kitchen stovetop.
By 1950, Borden researchers had devised methods for making pure coffee extract without the additional carbohydrate component. This improvement boosted instant coffee use from one out of every 16 cups of coffee consumed domestically in 1946 to one out of every four cups in 1954.
Family-Owned Business Since 1986 Parks Coffee ® is a privately owned Office Coffee Service company, with humble origins in the family garage. Back in 1986 Randy Parks had a vision of bringing gourmet coffee and professional equipment to the office dwelling masses.