What are the effects of altitude on coffee flavour? What’s so important about coffee grown at high elevations? These three videos outline how altitude, temperature and latitude affect coffee taste profiles.
Take-home message: Temperature enhances the development of sugars in coffee plants. At higher temperatures (and lower elevations), plants must work harder and therefore have to consume their sugar reserves.
Take-home message: The optimal temperature for arabica development is generally between 18-23 °C.
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