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.
The production of this disgusting coffee is extremely cruel. Civets are often captured in the wild and confined to barren, filthy cages. They’re deprived of everything that’s essential to their well-being, including exercise and a spacious, natural environment. Even coffee labelled “wild-sourced” is often produced in this inhumane way. Read more.
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I just learned that civets used to produce kopi luwak are confined to barren, wire cages and denied everything that is natural and important to them. In recognition of the suffering in every cup, I pledge never to buy civet coffee.