Country: Honduras   /   Village: Las Marias
Ethnic Group: Pech

Caption:

This is coffee in its raw fruit stage. The "cherries" have a sweet flesh and pulp that is separated by a mill before being dried and then roasted into "beans."  Although normally grown at altitude, our Miskito and Pech hosts have had remarkable success with their jungle lowland variety.

ID # hondufood1
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