A recent study concludes that the husks and silverskin that coffee manufacturers remove during production might harbor useful compounds. Although the study is preliminary, its findings could eventually benefit both human health and the environment. The study looks to repurpose the waste that coffee production creates. Coffee is one of the world's most popular drinks. To produce coffee, only the bean itself needs roasting. To reach the bean, growers remove the husk, which is a tough outer shell, and the silverskin, which is a thin skin that covers the seed. They tend to leave the husks, in particular, in the field....Already a subscriber? You need to login to continue reading this content. Login
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