The Most Expensive Coffee in the WorldNovember 13, 2013
People love coffee and there’s nothing better than waking up to the smell of a delicious pot brewing. However, if you’ve been lucky enough to sip on one of the most expensive coffees in the world, you may not be able to curb that craving with just any choice of coffee any longer. Here are the most expensive choices across the globe.
Hawaiian Kona Coffee – $34 per pound
Grown in the Hualalai’s slopes, this coffee comes from the North and South Kona Districts of Hawaii. It’s known for the comforting taste and costs about three times more than the average pound of commercial coffee on the market.
Blue Mountain – $49 per pound
Coming from the Wallenford Estate in Jamaica, this coffee is known for a lack of bitterness. It’s a mild brew and provides an excellent flavor many connoisseurs of coffee are after. For nearly $50 a pound, it’s worth a try, but still not the most expensive across the globe.
El Injerto – $50 per pound
From Guatemala, this coffee has won the award for the Cup of Excellence grand prize and has placed in the competition many other times. It starts at $50 per pound and only goes up in price from there.
St. Helena Coffee Company’s Island – $79 per pound
An expensive choice, which many will tell you, is well worth it, St. Helena Island coffee comes from the coast of Africa. Napoleon Bonaparte made this coffee popular, but not cheap. At $79 per pound and up, this is one of the most expensive cups of coffee you will find.
Luwak Coffee – $160 per pound
This coffee is also referred to as civet coffee and comes in as the most expensive in the world. It’s very uncommon production method makes it an interesting choice for anybody. The coffee beans are consumed by a mongoose and digested before the production begins. Even with this process, the coffee has become one of the most popular in the world and the most expensive.