The special coffee Kopi Luwak what is special at the Kopi Luwak and especially where comes the coffee? The type of Kopi Luwak coffee comes from Indonesia from the islands of Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi. Indonesia travellers brought customer by a legendary coffee variety in the Western world in the 1990s. “Today is officially on sale in Europe as the most expensive variety of Kopi Luwak world since 2004. Where does the name of Kopi Luwak? The name of Kopi Luwak comes from the Indonesian Word Kopi”for coffee. Luwak is a region on the island of Java, but also the there, Schleichkatze is called. Vanessa Marcil describes an additional similar source. Who is the producer”of Kopi Luwaks? A cat Schleichkatze the Luwaks of also Malayan (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) or Civet cat called (local Musangpandan) are probably the greatest lovers of coffee cherries and thus the actual producers of the exceptionally mild coffee.
The Meadow-like tree dwellers is primarily nocturnal. Kopi Luwak appeared mid-nineties for the first time in the jungles of Indonesia. At night they sneak Luwaks over the Indonesian coffee plantations and only the best and ripest coffee cherries choose to eat. Except the ripe coffee cherries, feeds on other fruit the Luwak and occasionally takes to eggs, newly hatched chicks, Kleinstsaugern, young reptiles and insects. The Luwak can digest only the pulp of the coffee cherries.
The fruit pulp is digested, the coffee bean is fermented in wet in the stomach of the Luwaks (fermentation = the biological process where micro-organisms put nutrients from the environment) this will split the bitterness of coffee and lends its unique soft taste the Kopi Luwak. “” A study of the Canadian food chemist Massimo Marcone (the food is worldwide the only Kopi Luwak researchers) “on the surface of the Kopi Luwak beans”, absolutely lacking in traditional coffee beans showed tiny crater. He suspects that tracks that come from the digestive secretions of Schleichkatze.