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UNDERSTANDING Luwak Coffee
mongoose ie coffee trees mature coffee fruit is eaten by the mongoose (a type of weasel), later issued as a mongoose but dung coffee beans is not digested so that its form is still in the form of coffee beans. So in the belly of civet coffee beans undergo a process of fermentation and removed again in the form of seeds along with Civet droppings. Furthermore, mongoose beans cleaned and processed like regular coffee.
Coffee mongoose is one way to increase value-added commodity coffee, in addition to regular coffee like regular Arabica coffee (Java coffee) and regular coffee Robusta. mongoose distinguishing coffee with regular coffee beans are eaten by Civet (a type of mongoose) and remove it in the form of coffee beans, so it is more fragrant aroma and no bitter taste and bitter acids more distinctive and special.
Mongoose coffee is the most expensive type of coffee beans in the world, so to get into the Guinness Book of Records. 4 years lately mongoose coffee prices in international markets increased, and even reached U.S. $ 500/kg form of dry (water content 11.5%). Compare the price of regular coffee a number of quality which is only U.S. $ 4.5 / kg.
Notoriety coffee has been known until kemancanegara mongoose, even overseas, there is a cafe that sells coffee mongoose (Civet Coffee) with an expensive price. from earlier times, when the Dutch colonial coffee mongoose was the top market position, both in terms of taste and price. Only, because it had not been maintained product quality continuously, although the price was in the highest positions could not dikerek higher. The main cause, coffee mongoose 100% still depend on nature.
ANIMALS mongoose (Paradoxurus hermaphrodirus)
Animals Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphrodirus) which is also called civet is a type of fruit-eating animals, including coffee fruit, usually coffee beans from the best fruit and ripe (red color). Civet coffee aroma loved and choose the best coffee fruit, so the coffee fruit is less mature and dirty, will not be eaten by a mongoose. Civet animals getting extinct today, this is due to poaching. In society are believed to cure meat Asthma disease.
there are 2 (two) types of seed are often breeding Luwak coffee production for the mongoose that is Weasel and Weasel Molen Tilu traits:
Weasel / Civet pertained beast Meat Eaters (Carnivores) and is a fellow eaters (Cannibalism). Weasel is often a problem for farmers because of its nature in addition to eating fruits and grains are also included coffee fruit also tend to damage the coffee plantations the farmers and stealing their coffee harvest orchards, not only the most disadvantaged coffee farmers, poultry breeders and poultry owners homely feel Weasel / Civet become a major pest for them because of the nature of the animal was classified as a wild animal meat eaters who are always stealing and eating their birds so that not a few of the farmers and ranchers to hunt birds die Weasel / Civet.
But there was the secret behind the Weasel / Civet because the process of fermentation in the stomach Weasel / Civet is very famous all over the world to create the taste of Coffee Luwak Exotic Coffee (COFFEE CIVET). Moreover another advantage Weasel / Luwak is the secret behind the substance of enzymes in the digestive system in his stomach, fermentation substances in the digestive system in Weasel / Civet annunciator capable of reducing the caffeine content of coffee so that it can create enjoyment in the coffee and the coffee aroma is very fragrant Coffee or in other words become pure.
Authenticity Luwak Coffee
Authenticity is not only determined mongoose coffee at prices that soared above the level of coffee prices in general but the journey itself that begins coffee from coffee farmers began planting until the process of presentation, the entire process takes a very long and strict supervision. From the beginning of harvest, process pencernanan by Weasel / Civet, drying / Water Content (%), cleaning / washing, frying pan / roaster, pulverization and Presentation mongoose will determine the quality of coffee, but most important is the process of digestion by the mongoose which is a key point of the ideals coffee taste and aroma of coffee mongoose mongoose.
REGIONAL PRODUCTION Luwak Coffee
Mongoose coffee production in Indonesia already developed areas, especially mountainous coffee gardening. West Lampung is a very fertile area with the geographic regions largely mountainous, with altitude above 1000 meters above the sea and park directly adjacent to the southern mountain chain. majority of the people of this area of coffee and vegetables, gardening and other commodities such as resin, and rice. because most areas of West Lampung, there is still wilderness and good soil fertility levels that have never dropped out of West Lampung coffee harvest throughout the year it also supported agriculture system, cutting / connection so that the harvest is not in unison. Types of coffee grown by farmers in Indonesia and in particular are the type of West Lampung robusta coffee (dominant), and ROBINSON arabica coffee species is cultivated for coffee production mongoose.