Coffee — Difference Between Arabica and Robusta Coffee
Robusta coffee will keep you awake for a longer period of time.
Robusta coffee contains more caffeine. Caffeine can keep you awake and active. How does this work? It blocks adenosine. Adenosine is the body’s natural sleep-inducing agent. Blocking it prevents sleep.
Two types of coffees are most famous in the commercial industry.
● Arabica Coffee
● Coffee Canephora (Robusta)
Originally coffee trees were discovered in Ethiopia. Arabica coffee is descended from those.
Beans of these coffee trees are lower in caffeine and more elongated than Robusta. These coffee trees produce almost 70% of the total coffee in the world.
Here are some types of Arabica Coffees:
● Typica Coffee
● Bourbon Coffee
● Caturra Coffee
● Catimor Coffee
and many others.
Canephora (Robusta) Coffee:
In Western and Central Africa, most of the Robusta coffee is grown. In Brazil, Vietnam, and Indonesia, the production of Robusta coffee is increasing.
Beans of robusta are different from arabica. These beans are a bit smaller and rounder than arabica beans. These beans produce a distinctive taste.
This picture can show you a clear difference.
Which is better?
Arabica coffee is better than Robusta to keep you healthy. It is also good for your health due to many reasons.
● Arabica contains less caffeine.
● Arabica produces more lipids.