The Craft And Science Of Coffee

Hardcover | January 4, 2017

byBritta Folmer

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The Art and Science of Coffee presents the full scope of the coffee value chain, from the tree to the consumer in a unique structure providing perspective that combines the academic and the practical aspects of coffee from production to consumption. To achieve this, co-authorship for each chapter combines experts from academia and industry, giving an overview of scientific literature and the academic vision, and it shows how this knowledge applies in practical situations and how science is of value to improve practices and processes. The Art and Science of Coffee guides the reader through every step of coffee production, starting at the farmer and the agricultural practices and the post-harvest processes and the influence on quality and concluding with the consumer and product acceptability measures. The book is the most complete reference available for the coffee value chain. Present coffee from Farm to Frappe Addresses agricultural and production practices, sustainability, social impact of coffee production and consumer acceptability Integrates research and real-world practices for applicable understanding and appreciation

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The Art and Science of Coffee presents the full scope of the coffee value chain, from the tree to the consumer in a unique structure providing perspective that combines the academic and the practical aspects of coffee from production to consumption. To achieve this, co-authorship for each chapter combines experts from academia and indu...

Britta Folmer, Coffee Science ManagerNestlé Nespresso SADr. Britta Folmer is Coffee Science Manager at Nestlé Nespresso S.A. In her role she is responsible for building and strengthening Nespresso's reputation as a leading expert in coffee. Working closely with Nestlé R&D teams, Dr. Folmer ensures that the science and expertise support...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:556 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 4, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:012803520X

ISBN - 13:9780128035207

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Coffee Tree Genetic Diversity and Origin

Chapter 2. Cultivating Coffee Quality Terroir and Agro-Ecosystem

Chapter 3. Postharvest Processing Revealing the Green Bean

Chapter 4. Environmental Sustainability Farming in the Anthropocene

Chapter 5. Social Sustainability Community, Livelihood, and Tradition

Chapter 6. Economic Sustainability Price, Cost, and Value

Chapter 7. Experience and Experimentation: From Survive to Thrive

Chapter 8. Cupping and Grading Discovering Character and Quality

Chapter 9. Trading and Transaction Market and Finance Dynamics

Chapter 10. Decaffeination Process and Quality

Chapter 11. The Roast Creating the Beans' Signature

Chapter 12. The Chemistry of Roasting Decoding Flavor Formation

Chapter 13. The Grind Particles and Particularities

Chapter 14. Protecting the Flavors Freshness as a Key to Quality

Chapter 15. The Brew Extracting for Excellence

Chapter 16. Water for Extraction Composition, Recommendations, and Treatment

Chapter 17. Crema Formation, Stabilization, and Sensation

Chapter 18. Sensory Evaluation Profiling and Preferences

Chapter 19. We Consumers Tastes, Rituals, and Waves

Chapter 20. Human Wellbeing Sociability, Performance, and Health