Klatch Coffee Roasters will be selling the super exclusive Elida Geisha 803, which costs $803 per pound wholesale. After roasting, it's closer to $1,200 a pound.
Would you pay $75 💰 for a cup of coffee ☕️?Today I got to try the most expensive cup of coffee in the world 🌎. The only place you can find it in the USA 🇺🇸 is at @KlatchRoasting! @abc7newsbayarea @wlamastusb pic.twitter.com/OhS2wtM5vT— Dion Lim (@DionLimTV) May 10, 2019
The cups of coffee will be sold to customers for $75.
"It's a unique coffee that comes from Panama," said co-owner of Klatch's Northern California location, Bo Thiara. "It's by far better than any of the coffee you hear about that comes from animals."
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Thiara is describing the Kopi Luwak variety of coffee, which is made from cat-like mammals that are fed the beans and then pooped out, which to many is considered more a fad than specialty that attributes to the coffee's taste.
The Elida Geisha 803 was auctioned off to buyers all over the world. Out of an available 100-pounds, Klatch roasters owns the only 10-pounds in the entire United States.