What we refer to as coffee beans are in fact seeds from cherry-like fruits. Coffee trees produce coffee cherries that begin yellow in colour, they then turn orange and finally to bright red when they are ripe and ready for picking. rijo42 coffee cherries are 1600m above sea level, there is less Oxygen at this high altitude ensuring slower plant growth, revealing the full characteristics of the coffee cherry, resulting in the best coffee flavour.
I was very surprised recently to see on tv that coffee beans come from a fruit. So strange. My Mum didn't know this either.