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Published on January 23rd, 2014 | by Becky Striepe


Coffee Production: From Bean to Cup

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Ever wondered how coffee production works? Let’s take a look at how we go from bean to cup!

I’ll admit it: as soon as I get out of bed, I am thinking about that first cup of coffee. As a new mom, I sort of run on coffee. It helps me chase my crawling baby around the house (he is so FAST!), and it helps me wake up in the morning, so that I can party with him while feeding him breakfast and getting us all ready to start the day.

More on coffee production: The Truth Behind Sustainable Coffee, Coffee-Processing Plant to Produce Energy Too, Global Warming Endangers Coffee Crops

Coffee is so ubiquitous, I think we sometimes don’t think about how it gets from farm to mug. I’m a big believer that knowing where our food and drinks come from helps us make more informed and ethical choices. This cool interactive infographic on coffee production gives a peek into how coffee production works.

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .

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