What’s the rarest and the most expensive bag of beans a caffeine cultist could possibly procure? It’s called Black Ivory Coffee, and it’s made in Thailand from top quality elephant dung.
The exotic Black Ivory Coffee is made from beans eaten by Thai elephants and extracts a day later from their dung. When an elephant eats coffee, its belly acid breaks down the protein found in coffee, which is responsible for bitterness and at the end of this process we get a cup of coffee that’s very smooth like regular coffee without the bitterness.
A tummy reaction inside the elephant creates coffee’s unique taste. For making 1 kg of coffee manufacturer required 33 kg of beans that they collect from elephant dung manually.
This process demands intensive labor and pure Arabica beans are manually picked by hill-tribe women who are expert in this process.
After in depth washing, the coffee cherries are handled to extract the beans, which are then sent for further processing.
The price of Black Ivory Coffee is 1100 US Dollar which makes it world’s most expensive coffee and some luxury hotel charge 50 Dollar to their customers for one cup of coffee.
Black Ivory Coffee only sold in the Maldives, Thailand and Abu Dhabi and it supplied by the Black Ivory Coffee Company Ltd from Northern Thailand which produced this coffee from Arabica coffee beans.
Kopi Luwak the former most expensive coffee in the world Luwak is also made from coffee beans ingested by animal and passed in their poo .In Indonesia civets which are weasel like mammal are fed coffee cherries which are then collected from their droppings.
People always want to enjoy and experience a brand new flavor that brings new experience to their taste buds. These incredible coffees whether you enjoy it or not will provide wonderful and adventurous experience. If you ever find chance to consume one of this coffee then be brave to try it.