In 2017, Indian coffee production shoved up a notch and commenced producing the most expensive coffee in the world—Kopi Luwak.
India, aside from being Asia’s biggest country, is also the third-largest producer & exporter of coffee on the continent.
Made from the poop of a specific breed of cat, Kopi Luwak is currently the most expensive coffee consumed by a lot of people in the world.
This brand of coffee, produced from cat poop is being sold in the Coorg district of Karnataka and also in many Gulf and European countries under the name Kopi Luwak.
How the most expensive coffee in the world, Kopi Luwak is made
Kopi Luwak is produced from the faeces of the civet cat. The process of making this extraordinary coffee starts when coffee beans are digested by civet cats.
According to a report in Business Insider, the faeces of the civet cat are then collected, processed & sold for $60.
Kopi Luwak is a drink of the elite group and is consumed widely in Gulf nations and Europe. It costs around Rs 20,000-25,000/kg abroad.