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Civet coffee

...Kopi Luwak, also known as caphe cut chon (fox-dung coffee) in Vietnam and kape alamid in the Philippines, is coffee that is prepared using coffee cherries that have been eaten and partially digested by the Asian palm civet, then harvested from its fecal matter....

A 2012 investigation by the Guardian newspaper found Indonesian civets held separately in cramped cages. The animals were force-fed a debilitating diet of coffee cherries in conditions described by the Traffic charity as "awful" and "horrific"...


Source: Civet coffee
Author: Wikipedia

Link: World's most expensive coffee tainted by 'horrific' civet abuse

Date: 2012-11-21

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