Kew Gardens – Beyond the Gardens – The Forgotten Home of Coffee

An easy to comprehend introduction to coffee Arabica specie, where it comes from, why is it unique, how weather variability affects it and what is being done to protect it from extinction.

Research is one of the most difficult to achieve objectives due to lack of financial resources. Recently, World Coffee Research announced a check off coffee program which funds will come from roasters willing to support genetic improvement, disease treatment and prevention.

Deffinitely coffee is not only a delightful beverage but a source of income to about 25 million farming families in over 70 origin countries.


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