Luwak coffee (Kopi Luwak) is the most expensive type of coffee in the world, this is coffee made from selected coffee beans, it is taken from wild red coffee beans after being digested by civet animals. Berries that grow in Indonesia, Philippines, are eaten by civets, these animals like to eat berries because of their flesh. However they do not digest the seeds and this is excreted as animal waste (mongoose).
So, Luwak coffee is coffee made from coffee beans that have been digested by the civet or Luwak. The civet only eats the flesh of the coffee beans and the beans it self are not digested, this is excreted in the feces of a Luwak or civet. These seeds are then taken and processed to be made as a drink.
Kopi Luwak is the most expensive type of coffee in the world with a very deep, distinctive taste.
Luwak droppings consisting of coffee bean granules are collected and then washed clean until sterile. Next, the beans are dried in the sun, and then roasted and ground, after the coffee beans become coffee grounds, brewed and it will give off a wonderful aroma.
This shows that coffee beans that have been in the civet’s digestive tract for a day or two, it will produce an amazing aroma, and the price of Luwak coffee is very expensive and includes the most expensive coffee in the world. Those who have drank Luwak coffee said: I’ve never smelled this delicious coffee, it really tastes like caramel.
Do you know how much the price of Luwak coffee that be the most expensive coffee in the world? Kopi luwak sells for $100 to $600 per pound. In Japan and America, Kopi Luwak is sold at a price of $30 per cup. In 2008 an apartment in London sold a mix of civet coffee and blue mountain (caffe Raro) for £50 (US $99.00) for a cup.