Picking coffee

After weighing, the sacks are emptied into concrete pits. When they are nearly full, water is used to move the beans through various machines

The beans are shelled, and any sand or small stones  are filtered out. The machinery is an amazing combination of pulleys, wheels and gears but does it's job

Beans are then left to soak for 24 to 36 hours. After that, further selection takes place

Picking coffee
Picking coffee