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  1. peaberry(Noun)

    A kind of coffee bean, one that develops alone in the cherry rather than with a second seed and thus has a more oval shape.

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  1. Peaberry

    Peaberry, also known as caracoli, is a type of coffee bean. Normally the fruit of the coffee plant contains two seeds that develop with flattened facing sides, but sometimes only one of the two seeds is fertilized, and the single seed develops with nothing to flatten it. This oval bean is known as peaberry. Typically around 5% of all coffee beans harvested are of this form. Normal coffee beans are less commonly called by contrast flat berry. Peaberry coffees are particularly associated with Tanzanian Coffee, although the peaberry variety of Kona coffee has also become quite prominent.


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