Weasel coffee is a drink for the upper class. This is considered the most expensive drink on the planet. Therefore, although mink coffee is produced in our country, the price is not cheap. So How much is a cup of weasel coffee? Join us to learn about this expensive drink.
Kopi Luwak coffee is expensive from Indonesia
How much 1 mink coffee 1 cup? When it comes to this type of coffee, the world will be known for its special Kopi Luwak from Indonesia. This is the rarest, most expensive drink in the world.
The name Kopi Luwak in Indonesian means coffee of the Luwak region. This is a coffee growing area of Java island. At the same time, this is also a civet (ferret), the main character creating this special coffee bean.
Kopi Luwak is the kind of bean that the spotted palm civet then releases and is then processed into a delicious drink (weasel coffee)
This civet also has the scientific name Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, often called weasel flavor, they form a sac containing fluid and so passionate aroma. This is musk which is a rare and precious medicinal material to be a drain in traditional oriental medicine.
Ferrets live and distribute scatteredly in Southeast Asian countries such as Indonesia, the Philippines, the Indochina Peninsula, southern China and some other regions of the world.
The favorite food of this species especially the ripe berries. So until the upcoming harvest, the weasel hangs on the coffee trees too much and chooses to be the most ripe, red and juicy.
Because their stomachs only digest the flesh, coffee beans swallow the weasel stomach will be kept in the husk covering and then discharged into the stool. Residents picked up this unique product to turn into mink coffee. Because of limited quantity and unique aroma when ingested by ferrets, Kopi Luwak coffee becomes an expensive and rare drink. So how many 1 cup ferret coffee? For Kopi Luwak coffee has a price of 2-5 million 1 cup and the quantity is limited.
How much is a cup of weasel coffee in Vietnam
In Vietnam there are many diverse mink living, but there are only two species of coffee fruit mink and ferret. Mold ferrets are larger in weight as well as larger in size. Adult weasel’s mold weight is 8kg while that of weasel is 3kg.
The reason that ferret coffee can only be produced from coffee beans is that the ferrets emit that the weasel’s mold is larger in size and stronger in teeth, so it often chews the rice husk covering the coffee bean. This will cause the coffee beans to be absorbed with gastric juice and mink droppings causing an unpleasant odor that cannot be processed into a delicious drink.
In contrast, mink usually retains its husk wrapped, ensuring a deliciously attractive flavor for coffee beans.
Ferrets in our country appear more in the South of Truong Son, around Cat Tien National Park. Because of the hunting and wildlife trade, the tropical forests have narrowed, making the number of weasel species in our country decrease sharply. Was put on the red book with danger of extinction.
After the cleaning process, freshly roasted coffee beans remove bacteria. Many people believe that weasel coffee beans made from weasel manure should be very unhygienic but actually through the processing process will be very clean than regular coffee. The price of a weasel coffee in Vietnam is very diverse, ranging from 300,000 to type 5 10 million depending on the quality and the mink farming process.