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The coffee beans are then washed and left to dry in the sun before they are further dried and have their outer shell removed by machine. On this plantation in southern Minas Gerais, the beans are taken from clay court (in the foreground) to the small wooden house in the background where the latter process occurs.Os grãos de café são então lavados e deixados no sol para secar, antes de serem torrados e terem suas cascas removidas por máquina. Nesta plantação no sul de Minas Gerais os grãos são tirados do pátio no primeiro plano para a pequena casa de madeira ao fundo, onde ocorre o próximo processo.


Latin American and Iberian Institute / University of New Mexico


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