The moisture content of coffee beans can determine the resulting quality of a brew. This is why it’s important to make sure that each batch of harvested coffee has just the right moisture content, which is recommended to be at around 11.5% when the beans are ready for storage and shipping. Considering that various circumstances such as climate and altitude in different regions of the world would also affect coffee’s moisture content, it’s essential to take note of the proper way of handling the beans in all the stages of processing.
Written by Victor Dela Casa, Sustainability Development Officer of GrainPro
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