About Luwak Coffee
Indulge in the allure of Luwak coffee, also known as wild civet Arabica coffee. This exceptional brew is a coveted gem originating from the feces of Southeast Asia s wild civet cats, with Indonesia as its heart. Imagine this: the petite Asian palm civet, a wild marvel, freely selecting and savoring only the finest coffee cherries from Arabica plants. These cherries venture through the civet s digestive journey, interacting with enzymes, and fermenting along the way. This fermentation dance adds a touch of magic to Luwak coffee s flavor. Sipping on Luwak coffee isn t just a treat for your taste buds; it s an adventure. The distinctive flavors, a result of the natural fermentation process within the civet, set this coffee apart in a league of its own. While relishing its uniqueness, remember to support ethical producers who champion the well being of these remarkable civets. Ready to explore the world of Luwak Coffee (Wild Civet Arabica Coffee)? Uncover the wonders of authentic Indonesian coffee
History of Luwak Coffee
Fragrance/Aroma: Fresh Nutty, vanilla, strong and gentle almond
Flavor: Herbal, Refreshing, Spicy
Screen Size: 15-18
Moisture: Max 13%
Triage: Max 6-8%
Defect Value: 6-8
Time from Flowers to Be Berry: 9 Months
Production (Kg/Ha): 800 to 1500
Optimal Temperature: 13 to 28°C
Optimal Rainfall: 100 to 3000 mm
Altitude: 1200 to 1700 from Sea Level (asl)
Soil Type: Black Soil /Soil Formed of Young Materials are very Fertile and Volcanic and contain Micro Nutrients Important to Plants.
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Production Areas: Arabica Plantation Sumatra, Java, Bali
Caffeine Content: 0.8 to 1.4%
Form of Seeds: Flat with a Clear Midline
Character Stew: Balance body, acidity, sweetness, fine Chocolate, Almond
Method of Harvest: Collecting Luwak s Secretion
Processing Method: Semi Washed Cleaning, manual dry hull
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Step into the captivating world of Luwak coffee, also known as civet coffee, entwined with Southeast Asia s colonial legacy.
Back in the 18th and 19th centuries, the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) were a hub for coffee cultivation.
Amidst this backdrop, elusive luwak civets roamed these lands, picking only the ripest coffee cherries. This unique behavior sparked a remarkable process.
Local farmers unraveled nature s secret: the beans that journeyed through these civets underwent a transformative voyage of fermentation and enzymes, resulting in unparalleled flavors.
Collecting these beans from civet droppings, they crafted a luxury coffee, setting the stage for Luwak coffee s rise to fame.
Luwak coffee s allure lies not just in its taste, but also in the tale it tells. The rarity and intricate process led to its exclusivity and premium price.
Yet, concerns emerged as some farmers mistreated civets. This sparked a movement, championing wild or free range Luwak coffee, ensuring beans sourced responsibly from natural habitats.
Today, Luwak coffee remains a coveted gem, blending tradition, intrigue, and ethics. It s a testament to the delicate dance between coffee, wildlife, and human ingenuity.
This history weaves Luwak coffee into the vibrant tapestry of Southeast Asia s coffee heritage.
Original Luwak coffee is produced by our own people on 1,200 acres of our plantation, which has Organic Certification and legal certification by
the local government of central Aceh.
Three teams with a total of 18 people direct from our company collect the coffee beans from the wild luwak on our own land-no contractors or farms are used, and the luwak are free to pick the choicest coffee beans available. After the beans are collected (PARCHMENT), we select only the best coffee beans, or about fifty percent of total coffee collected.
The entire harvesting and manufacturing process is controlled and supervised by PT. FandB Tech Indonesia. Thus we can maintain the excellent
quality of our Original Luwak, producing it under pristine conditions in accordance with internationally recognized quality standards. Our Original Luwak is 100 percent safe and hygienic, thoroughly cleaned, hulled and treated with ultraviolet to kill any possible bacteria. We process our Original Luwak coffee by the following method.