Young YOU| The story of coffee

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Coffee can be cultivated in any frost-free area with well-drained soil (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Coffee can be cultivated in any frost-free area with well-drained soil (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Many people can’t face the day without their morning coffee. This hot (and sometimes cold) beverage is popular around the world. But have you ever wondered where coffee comes from? It’s made from the seeds or pips found in the berries of the Coffea plant. These seeds are referred to as coffee beans.  

Coffee trees are indigenous to Africa and can grow more than 10m tall, but are usually kept smaller to make harvesting easier. Let’s find out more. 

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