Bean There, Done That: 10 Things Coffee Does Before Landing in Your Cup

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Seed to Seedling
Coffee beans are actually seeds. It takes four years from planting the seed until the shrub is producing coffee cherries to harvest.
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Photo by: Babble
Seed to Seedling
Coffee beans are actually seeds. It takes four years from planting the seed until the shrub is producing coffee cherries to harvest.
Related: The 25 healthiest foods under $1 less 
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Mon, Feb 25, 2013 4:26 PM EST
We depend on it to stay awake after a long night with sick kids. It's one of the first things we think about when we open our eyes in the morning. We make it into lattes and cold press… but have you ever wondered what your coffee did before it landed in your cup? We're taking a photographic tour of the coffee process that you can watch as you sip your morning brew. - By Kristy Carlson



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