27 Jul '18, 3pm

What is #cascara, and what should you do with it?

What is #cascara, and what should you do with it?

Cascara is the dried skin of the coffee fruit. (Coffee "beans" are the seeds of that fruit, which is commonly referred to as a "cherry" owing to its size and color.) The first step in producing a washed or pulp natural/honey process coffee is to depulp the cherries shortly after harvest, removing the skin and much of the pulp surrounding the inner bean. The skin has traditionally been considered a byproduct of coffee production, but drying it with care produces Cascara.

Full article: https://www.ptscoffee.com/blogs/news/what-is-cascara

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