Poop, there it is: New test for exotic civet coffee

Poop, there it is: New test for exotic civet coffee
Some coffee drinkers pooh-pooh the exotic and expensive coffee that comes from the Asian palm civet's poop, but it has become a tempting target for fraud. And there has been no standard test to determine whether products labeled as civet coffee, sold …
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World's Cruellest Cup of Coffee: Wild Civets Locked in Tiny Filthy Cages to
Civet coffee, also known as kopi luwak, is made from beans of coffee berries that have been eaten and excreted by Asian palm civets. Civet beans sell for over £140 per lb and can cost up to £60 per cup. It is included in Harrods' The Decadence Hamper, …
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Civet Coffee = A Sip of Cruelty
Kopi luwak coffee is made from the beans of coffee berries that have been eaten and excreted by the Asian palm civet, a small, shy nocturnal mammal. If you think that sounds unappetising, wait until you hear how cruel it is. To make the inhumane coffee …
Read more on PETA.org.uk (press release) (blog)

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