FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Q: What are Robusta beans?
A: Robusta beans are a type of coffee bean that is primarily grown in Africa and Asia. They are known for their strong, bitter taste and high caffeine content.
Q: Are Beewel Robusta coffee beans from a single origin?
A: Yes Beewel Robusta coffee beans are sourced from a single origin Mercara Gold estate-a reputed coffee plantation from coorg.
Q: How do Robusta beans differ from Arabica beans?
A: Robusta beans have a stronger, bitterer taste and a higher caffeine content than Arabica beans.
Q: What is the caffeine content in Robusta beans?
A: Robusta beans have a higher caffeine content than Arabica beans, with about 2.7% caffeine by weight compared to Arabica’s 1.5%.
Q: What are some of the uses of Robusta beans?
A: Robusta beans are primarily used for making instant coffee and also in blended coffee products.
Q: What are some of the benefits of drinking coffee made with Robusta beans?
A: Robusta coffee is known to have a higher antioxidant content than Arabica coffee, which may provide health benefits. Additionally, the higher caffeine content may provide an energy boost.
Q: Can Robusta beans be used in espresso?
A: Yes, Robusta beans are often used in espresso blends to provide a strong, bold flavour and creamy.