I mean.. I don’t even like coffee, so this is probably not for me. Also, I do not have US$1300 for wild-collected beans ( https://elevencoffees.com/what-is-the-price-of-kopi-luwak ). But if I were to try it, i would definitely pay more to get the wild type. Caging these animals for profit, that is a big no. If someone loves poop coffee they should respect these cuties, they are the poop heroes after all.

Read more: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7396140/



Elevencoffees.com “What Is the Price of Kopi Luwak? (Full Breakdown for 2020-21)” https://elevencoffees.com/what-is-the-price-of-kopi-luwak/ last accessed 6. february 2021

Watanabe, Ng, Limviphuvadh, Suzuki, and Yamada (2020) “Gluconobacter dominates the gut microbiome of the Asian palm civet Paradoxurus hermaphroditusthat produces kopi luwak” https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9579

Bale “The Disturbing Secret Behind the World’s Most Expensive Coffee” https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/04/160429-kopi-luwak-captive-civet-coffee-Indonesia/ published 29. april 2016, last accessed 6. february 2021