Washed Coffee? Wet-processing? This video explains the wet process method to turn coffee cherry in green beans ready to roast.
Here’s a look at the many stages Wet-processing starts by removing the outer skin of the coffee cherry with a machine called a pulper, then fermenting the remaining fruit (with green bean inside) in water for 8-36 hours. The fermentation breaks down coffee goes through before it is put into bags and sent to our warehouse. Wet-processing is the standard for Central America and many other parts of the world too. It produces brighter, clean-tasting coffee generally, and involves a series of steps that need to be performed well, or else the coffee can taste off, or A general negative description of dirty or hard flavors in a coffee that should have none. These are flavors without positive qualities, that distract from the cup. Also simply called "off". Check out this video and it will all make sense!