Civet Cat Poop Coffee – World’s Expensive Coffee

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Civet Cat Poop Coffee – World’s Expensive Coffee

You may or you are wanting to be the Coffee Explorer by tasting different kinds of coffee’s available in the market, Asian to European to American, every coffee has a distinct story and a taste to tell, varying from different techniques of cultivation to breweries. Coffee price range from few to much more no matter what currecny you deal in. Lets look at the Expensive Coffee available in the world and how is it made.

Kopi luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee. The main factor of it’s high price is the uncommon method of producing such a coffee. It has been produced from the coffee beans which have been digested by a certain Indonesian cat-like animal called then palm civet or also civet cat. This is the reason kopi luwak is also called cat poop coffee or civet cat coffee. The feces of this cat will be collected, finished and sold as kopi luwak.

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What makes Kopi luwak or Civet Cofee so Special ?
The Civet coffee, also called as Luwark coffee, is expensive because of uncommon method of producing such a coffee. It is produced from the coffee beans digested by civet cat. The feces of this cat are collected, processed and sold.

It is highly priced because it is claimed to be more nutritious and high cost involved in sourcing the animal dropping, wastage during processing and quality certification.

Civet Cat Eating Berries

Civet cat eats flesh of the coffee cherries and not the bean. Natural enzymes in civet’s stomach enhances the bean flavor and that’s why this coffee is unique

Pricing for the Coffee
Civet coffee, a drink of elite consumed widely in the Gulf nations and Europe, is sold for Rs 20,000-25,000/kg abroad. Which is why it costs a fortune. It’s mainly produced on the Indonesian island of Sumatra but now, a company in India has also started the production of the unique coffee.


Check out this Video to know the Civet Cofee Making Process


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