National Geographic : 1946 Oct
. At Harvesttime Coffee Beans Dry in the Sun Rollers crack the berries. The beans are soaked in fermentation tanks and washed in troughs until pulp sloughs off, then spread out to dry. Tumbling removes a parchmentlike skin and polishes the dried grains. Kodachromes by Luis Marden Drying CornCarpets aSidewalk with Gold Softened in lime water andground, the grain iscooked into tortillas, circular flat bread of the American Tropics. Maize, anative ofthe New World, iscul tivated much as it was whenthe Spaniards first arrived.