Natural processing method means coffee cherries are dried in the sunshine. After the drying is complete, pulp is removed mechanically from the bean, and what remains is two coffee beans ready to be roasted.
Natural processing method is the oldest and most simple coffee processing method.
In this method, the coffee cherries are first sorted by hand. All the faulty cherries are being removed from the quality ones. The cherries, admitted trough the inspection, are placed on a concrete drying table or hanging drying nets. Drying takes about three weeks depending of the weather conditions. During the drying, the cherries are being turned regularly to prevent molding and to have evenly dry result. Dry cherries are wrought with a coffee pulper machine.