Kopi Luwak Coffee is mainly sought-after because of the civet cats unique way of the producing coffee, which gives it its unique flavor; this requires a lot of time and thus only a limited amount is available. The whole process requires, labor, care and the harvesting process is limited and very difficult.
Why Buy wild Kopi Luwak? Caged Kopi Luwak is cruel for animals and reduced the coffee quality. Civets that are free to choose what to eat, and can roam around freely to produce a better product.
Kopi Luwak is the world's most exclusive (and expensive) coffee. The main factor of it's high price is the uncommon method of producing such a coffee. It has been produced from the coffee beans which have been digested by a certain Indonesian cat-like animal called palm civet or also civet cat. Kopi Luwak has a unique, sensational taste: earthy, mossy and exotic all at once. The rich, heavy flavour has an undertone of caramel and chocolate; the body is almost syrupy.
The search starts in the early morning for the droppings of the Civets. Once they are collected, the beans are carefully washed, dried and only the grade one of the Kopi Luwak beans are sorted for the roasting process or packed for sale green.