Minggu, 13 Maret 2011

Coffee Luwak In Aceh

Civet coffee
Civet coffee is coffee that is not in the direct harvest of trees directly but by fermentation by mongoose stomach, maybe you can imagine the smell disorders. The harvesting process takes some patience because during the harvest season arrives, the farmers let the coffee that has been cooked in a tree fell on its own and they take off the mongoose in the garden to want to eat animal Luwak coffee beans after eating beans, farmers still have to wait again until "the mongoose" 'd throw feces, another method is to give the coffee beans at home in pet mongoose.

Maybe because they have to pass through this complicated process then Luwak coffee is very expensive and only certain circles who can afford to buy coffee at bandrol about $ 50 U.S. for a glass of civet coffee. This is a fantastic price and very popular in some parts of the world.

Civet coffee
According to research in Canada to prove that the protein content in the stomach Luwak, a coffee beans ferment and mature more perfect. Thus, the resulting feeling much better and solid than coffee - coffee the other.

The people of Aceh is a hobby to spend time at the coffee shop for hours, this tradition has been passed down through generations of ancestors. In the past habit of drinking coffee was brought by Turkish traders who went to Aceh in order to familiarize yourself and the people of Aceh was transmitted to the present.

Central Aceh Farmers try to explore the sale of civet coffee (of dirt Weasel) to South Korea, because its potential is quite large. Malio Adnan (42) population Relem Arul, District Silih tweezers Nara, Aceh Tengah in Takengon, Wednesday said during the civet coffee in cold temperate regions is not yet known, while its potential is huge, so need to be marketed overseas.

Luwak coffee sales
According to the father of two children who never gave the chair "Peace" for the Governor of Aceh Irwandi Yusuf it is time Luwak coffee from the Gayo highlands popularized.

"A Korean businessman in Medan has agreed to buy coffee from civet Takengon to be marketed in his country. It's just that they asked for assurance and recommendations from official institutions authenticity Luwak coffee," said Malio.

Answering the availability of civet coffee in Takengon, according to their raw materials Malio very much because the extent of the area of ​​coffee plantations in Central Aceh Regency and Bener Meriah. "Moreover, people still seputaran forest garden, so that the civet coffee is available in large quantities," said Malio.

During this time, the light Malio, he bought the coffee farmers and sold directly to fans in small-scale coffee in Banda Aceh and Yogyakarta.

Minggu, 16 Mei 2010

Most Expensive Coffee in the World

The most expensive coffee in the world does not hail from Jamaica or Hawaii, but instead from Indonesia.

Kopi Luwak the most expensive coffee in the world does exist, and those who drink the expensive coffee insist that it is made from coffee beans eaten, partly digested and then excreted by the Common palm civet, a weasel-like animal.

“Kopi” the Indonesian word for coffee along with “luwak” is local name of this animal which eats the raw red coffee beans. The civet digests the soft outer part of the coffee cherry, but does not digest the inner beans and excretes them.

World’s most expensive coffee

Apparently the internal digestion ends up adds a unique flavor to the beans, removing the bitter flavor, and then beans are then picked up by locals and sold. The most expensive coffee beans can cost up to $600 a pound, and up to $50 per cup, if you can get over the fact that you are drinking such a strange brew.

You would know if you drank the most expensive coffee in the world, because the quantities of it are tiny amounts.