Kopi Luwak, or civet coffee, may be the best (and most expensive) cup of coffee you will ever drink. But there's a catch: The secret behind this heavenly java involves a civet and a highly tuned digestive track.
80 Cup Of Coffee: Kopi Luwak Beans Pooped By Palm Civets In Indonesia The world’s most expensive coffee can cost $80 a cup, and scientists now are reporting development of the first way to verify authenticity of this crème de la crème, the beans of which come from the feces of a Southeast Asian animal called a palm civet. Their study appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
DEAN & DELUCA Wild Civet Coffee Tin Wild Thai Civet Coffee, or Kopi Luwak, is the rarest, most unique and highly coveted coffee in the world. 100% Arabica coffee cherries are digested and fermented by wild civets, before being collected by the Akha-hillside tribe of Doi Chaang Village in Northern Thailand and roasted to perfection. Whole bean. Organic. Fair trade. $85
this is the world's most expensive coffee bean? Would you guess that it derives its prized taste by traveling the digestive track of the Civit? That's right folks, the fruity, aromatic pick-me-up is none other than Cat Crap Coffee - speaks volumes on consumer culture.
Kopi luwak or civet coffee is coffee that has passed through the digestive trac of a noctural animal catlike called a civet. Wild civets is found in Asia and Africa.Thai, Filipino, Indonesian producers are now caging civets and force feeding them. Kopi lumak retail for as much as 500$ per pound.
Horribly EXPENSIVE Kopi Luwak or Civet Coffee. In the Cordillera Mountain range in North Luzon, Philippines, is home to wild civets (small cat) who eat the ripest beans of the organic,rainforest coffee plants. The beans pass through the civets undigested, but enzymes in the civets’ stomachs break down the proteins of the beans resulting a smooth, luxurious gourmet coffee. This rare coffee is also known as the "bucket list coffee" from the movie The Bucket List. I've tried it.. not bad!