Friday, 10 May 2013

The most expensive coffee in the world - Kopi Luwak

The most expensive coffee in the world is «Kopi Luwak». Originally this rare, with an extraordinary taste of coffee from Indonesia, its plantations are located on the islands of Java, Sumatra and Sulawesi. "Kopi" is translated from Indonesian as "coffee" and "Luwak" - this small animal, thanks to which the light appears on the expensive coffee.

The most expensive coffees in the world to produce East Java, near the Indonesian city of Surabaya. This coffee is made with the palm civet, a small wood animal, like a squirrel. This variety, also known as «Kopi Luwak», produced a very unusual way. Civet eats coffee cherries, which pass through the gastro-intestinal tract of the animal and go along with the feces undigested.

 Farmers harvest the fruit of the coffee tree plantations of East Java. Coffee berries are collected in the traditional manner, after which they were fed civet. Once the coffee beans go along with feces blocked purified, dried and lightly roasted.

The farmer sorts the coffee fruit and selects those that are deemed unfit for production. The coffee produced from Indonesian tsivettslavitsya its delicate flavor, and the only enzymes in the stomach of the civet, give coffee especially mild taste. Retail price per pound of the coffee ranges from $ 100 to $ 600.

 Delivery of coffee varieties «Kopi Luwak» is very limited: Each year the market gets only about 1,000 pounds. In «Heritage Tea Rooms», a small coffee shop near the Australian city of Townsville, this type of coffee is served for $ 50 Australian dollars per cup, which is about $ 33 U.S. dollars.

Coffee fruit laid out on trays to be eaten civet.

Workers collect coffee beans, ready for the final washing and drying. Abbreviations size of the product during drying does not occur.

 After collecting worker prepares coffee beans by rinsing them with water.

 Excrement civet coffee is prepared for class «Kopi Luwak» in Bondovozo Aug. 11, at East Java, near Surabaya, Indonesia.

An employee sifts and leveled coffee beans to dry before you fry them lightly.

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