Most coffee in Indonesia is grown on small-holder farms, a family with anywhere between 100 trees to a few hectares of land. They pick the coffee and pulp it, which means that they run it through a hand-crank drum with a surface like a cheese grater that peels off the skin of the fruit.
Then they will ferment the coffee in any number of ways - either in a polypropylene bag, a plastic tub, or a concrete tank - to get the fruit layer (mucilage) to break down.
After overnight fermentation, the mucilage can be washed off, and you have wet parchment coffee - the green bean inside the parchment layer that encompasses it, still swollen with water.
It is best as a single origin but will blend with other coffee beans.
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