Refers to fresh shipments of The processed seed of the coffee tree fruit. Coffee is a flowering shrub that produces fruit. The seeds of the fruit are processed, roasted, ground and prepared as an infusion.: Coffee is a flowering shrub More within the first month or two of the earliest arrivals … not quite the same as Refers to any coffee that has not been replaced by new crop shipments, even if it was shipped from origin many months before. See Past Crop and New Crop as well. More, which means the most recent harvest. As a stable dried seed, coffee doesn’t need to be considered as fresh produce, with the latest arrival always being the best. Not can it be considered as a dried bean that maintains usefulness for more than a year.