5 most expensive coffees in the world

Now let’s take a look at the most expensive coffees in the world, often evaluated by location, cultivation method, yield, flavor or rarity! Certainly we know the Kopi Luwak but other coffee beans deserve to be mentioned.

Café at Domaine Esmeralda in Panama

Hacienda la Esmeralda in Panama started selling coffee in 1988. Before that, the main resource of the farm was sheep. After some research and testing, they discovered that the coffee was very well balanced. However, production has continued to improve and is trading at around €300 per kilo.

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Coffee Black Ivory

Renowned for having low acidity, Ivory Black Coffee has subtle flavors of herbs and chocolate. The price per kilo is about 1,000 euro. Can you imagine an elephant involved in the coffee production process? This is how ivory black coffee is made! First, coffee beans are grown and harvested at an altitude of 1,500 m in Thailand. Then crushed by elephants and then ingested by these large mammals! Coffee is digested by animals and found in feces, it is the same process as Kopi Luwak.

Finca El Injerto, Guatemalan coffee

Coffee has been produced for more than 100 years and the investment can reach about 100 euro per kilo. Finca El Injerto, an expensive and delicious coffee El Injerto Farms has won the Cup of Excellence 9 times, an annual competition held in several countries to find the highest quality coffee produced each year.

Café Jacu Bird

Another is for lists of animal products. Jacu Bird coffee is swallowed by Jacu after harvest, allowing the beans to be swallowed whole without chewing. In addition, as in the other two cases seen above, coffee passes through the digestive system of the animal and is affected by acids and enzymes. A kilo of coffee costs about 1,000 euros.

Café Sainte-Hélène

St. Helena, last resting place of Emperor Napoleon 1st. The emperor loved the taste of the coffee bean, which was grown on the island of St. Helena in the middle of the Atlantic. Unlike the above options, which are expensive due to their production process, St. Helena coffee is expensive because of its location. Indeed, the shipping costs are high. So if you want to try it, you will have to pay about 100 euro. Those who tasted it, are unanimous and say that the coffee St. Helena had a hint of caramel and some citrus fruits.

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