Coffee is made from the seed of a cherry from an evergreen tree that grows in a subtropical belt that circles the globe, including Latin America, the Caribbean Islands, Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, and Indonesia. The coffee plant produces cherries that contain two seeds?what is known as coffee beans. The cherries are picked, and the seeds are removed, roasted, packaged, and shipped to local stores and coffee shops. This article focuses on the components and benefits of coffee.

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